Joseph E. Brandle
|Joseph E. Brandle|
October 8, 1839|
Seneca County, Ohio
|Died||May 13, 1909(aged 69)|
|Place of burial||Coldwater, Michigan|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|| United States Army
|Unit||17th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Brandle served in the American Civil War in the 17th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment for the Union Army. He received the Medal of Honor on July 20, 1897 for his actions at Lenoir City, Tennessee.
Medal of Honor citation
While color bearer of his regiment, having been twice wounded and the sight of one eye destroyed, still held to the colors until ordered to the rear by his regimental commander.