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Pvt. Otto A. Boehler - Fallen

Medal of Honor - Army
Wahpeton, ND
County: Richland
Philippine Insurrection - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: Company I, 1st North Dakota Infantry Regt

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Otto A. Boehler, United States Army, for most distinguished gallantry on 16 May 1899, while serving with Company I, 1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry, in action at San Isidro, Luzon, Philippine Islands. With 21 other scouts Private Boehler charged across a burning bridge, under heavy fire, and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly fortified position.

Medals and Honors

Medal of Honor - May 17, 1906