Carl Ludwig (Medal of Honor)
May 10, 1841|
Germany or France
|Died||May 16, 1913
Queens County, New York
|Allegiance||United States of America
|Service/branch||United States Army
|Years of service||1861 - 1865|
|Unit||34th New York Battery|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Carl Ludwig was a Private in the Union Army, received the Medal of Honor, on July 30, 1896, for his brave and gallant action at the Second Battle of Petersburg, Virginia during the American Civil War.
Medal of Honor citation
- Rank and organization: Private, 34th New York Battery.
- Place and date: Petersburg, Virginia., June 18, 1864.
- Birth: France.
- Date of issue: July 30, 1896
As gunner of his piece, inflicted singly a great loss upon the enemy and distinguished himself in the removal of the piece while under a heavy fire.
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- ""CARL LUDWIG" entry". Medal of Honor recipients: American Civil War. United States Army Center of Military History. July 30, 1896. Retrieved 2008-07-31.
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