Brandle, Joseph (MOH), PVT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Private
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Service Years
1862 - 1863

Private


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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1839
 
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
May 13, 1909
 
Location of Interment
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Grand Army of the Republic Badge


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 Military Association Memberships
Congressional Medal Of Honor Society
  2012, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society


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Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company C, 17th Michigan Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Lenoire, Tennessee on November 16, 1863. His Congressional Medal of Honor was issued on July 20, 1897.

He was one of eight 17th Michigan soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Private Frederick Alber, Corporal John A. Falconer, Private Andrew J. Kelley, Sergeant Daniel McFall, Corporal Irwin Shepard, Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Swift and Sergeant Charles A. Thompson).
 
~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.

 
   
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