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Christian Schnell
Born (1838-02-19)February 19, 1838
Died December 14, 1908(1908-12-14) (aged 70)
Place of birth Virginia
Place of burial Greelawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta, Ohio
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Rank Corporal
Unit 37th Ohio Infantry
Battles/wars Siege of Vicksburg
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

Christian Schnell (February 19, 1838 - December 14, 1908) was an American soldier who fought for the Union Army during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for valor.

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Schnell served in the 37th Ohio Infantry. He received the Medal of Honor on July 10, 1894 for his actions at the Siege of Vicksburg on May 22, 1863.

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Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."[1]

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