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Louis J. Bruner
Born (1834-10-06)October 6, 1834
Died January 28, 1912(1912-01-28) (aged 77)
Place of birth Monroe County, Indiana
Buried at Green Park Cemetery, Indiana
Allegiance US flag 34 stars.svg United States of America
Service/branch U.S. Army
Rank Private
Unit Indiana Company H, 5th Indiana Cavalry
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

Private Louis J. Bruner (October 6, 1834 to January 28, 1912) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Bruner received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action at Walkers Ford in Tennessee on 2 December 1863. He was honored with the award on 9 March 1896.[1][2]


Bruner was born in Monroe County, Indiana on 6 October 1834 and enlisted into the 5th Indiana Cavalry at Clifty Brumer in Indiana. He died on 28 January 1912 and his remains are interred at the Green Park Cemetery in Indiana.[2]

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Voluntarily passed through the enemy's lines under fire and conveyed to a battalion, then in a perilous position and liable to capture, information which enabled it to reach a point of safety.[1][2]

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