|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|
|Unit||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.
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]
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References[edit | edit source]
- "Civil War (A-L) Medal of Honor Recipients". http://www.history.army.mil/moh/civilwar_af.html. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
- "Henry Brutsche". http://projects.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=1244. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
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