OSS, ALBERT - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company B, 11th New Jersey Infantry.
Place and date:   At Chancellorsville, Va., 3 May 1863.

Entered service at:   Newark, N.J.

Birth:   Belgium.

Date of issue:   6 May 1892.

Citation:   Remained in the rifle pits after the others had retreated, firing constantly, and contesting the ground step by step.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)