Oscar Burkard

BURKARD, Oscar: United States Army Hospital Corps

Medal of Honor citation: For distinguished bravery in action against hostile Indians. (This, the last Medal of Honor awarded in an Indian campaign, was earned for an action during the uprising of the Chippewa Indians, on Lake Leech, northern Minnesota, 5 October 1898.)

Private Burkard was born on 21 December 1877 in Achern, Germany.

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