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Joseph Burger
Birth: Apr. 16, 1848, Switzerland
Death: Jan. 3, 1921
Saint Paul
Ramsey County
Minnesota, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company H, 2d Minnesota Infantry for action on February 15, 1863 at Nolensville, Tennessee. His citation reads "Was one of a detachment of 16 men who heroically defended a wagon train against the attack of 125 cavalry, repulsed the attack, and saved the train." His grandson was United States Supreme Court Justice Warren E. Burger. (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Saint Paul
Ramsey County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Block 102, Lot 10
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Sep 27, 2003
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Joseph Burger
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Joseph Burger
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