Joseph E. Brandle

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Joseph E. Brandle
Born (1839-10-08)October 8, 1839
Seneca County, Ohio
Died May 13, 1909(1909-05-13) (aged 69)
Place of burial Coldwater, Michigan
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Union Army
Rank Private
Unit Michigan 17th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Awards Medal of Honor

Joseph E. Brandle (October 8, 1839 – May 13, 1909) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.


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.

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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.[1]

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