|Died||October 17, 1867|
|Place of birth||Germany|
|Place of death||Natchez, Mississippi|
|Buried at||Natchez City Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Unit||1st Louisiana Cavalry Regiment|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Private August Dorley (also August Doerle) (1842 to October 17, 1867) was an German soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Dorley received the United States' highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action at Mount Pleasant, Alabama on 11 April 1865.
Dorley was born in Germany in 1842. He enlisted into the 1st Louisiana Cavalry. He died on 17 October 1867 and his remains are interred at the Natchez City Cemetery in Natchez, Mississippi.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Civil War (A-L) Medal of Honor Recipients". http://www.history.army.mil/moh/civilwar_af.html. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "August Dorley". http://projects.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=211. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
- ↑ "U.S. Army Medal of Honor Recipients". http://valor.defense.gov/Recipients/ArmyMedalofHonorRecipients.aspx. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
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