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Henry Brutsche
Born 1846
Died December 27, 1880
Place of birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Place of death Pennsylvania
Buried at Lawnview Cemetery
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Navy
Rank Landsman
Unit Pennsylvania United States Navy
Awards Medal of Honor

Landsman Henry Brutsche (1846 to December 27, 1880) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Brutsche received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action aboard the USS Tacony at Plymouth, North Carolina on 31 October 1864. He was honored with the award on 31 December 1864.[1][2]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Brutsche was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1846. He enlisted into the United States Navy. He died on 27 December 1880 and his remains are interred at the Lawnview Cemetery in Pennsylvania.

Medal of Honor citation[edit | edit source]

Served on board the U.S.S. Tacony during the taking of Plymouth, North Carolina, 31 October 1864.[1][2]

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