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Christian Albert
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Born: June 13, 1842(1842-06-13)
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Died: April 16, 1922 (aged 79)
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Allegiance: United States of America
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Branch: United States Army
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Rank: Private
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Unit: Company G, 47th Ohio Infantry
Battles: American Civil War
*Battle of Vicksburg
Awards: Medal of Honor
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Christian Albert (June 13, 1842– April 16, 1922) was an American soldier who was awarded the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.


Albert was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1833. While a Private in Company G of the 47th Ohio Infantry, he distinguished himself at the Battle of Vicksburg on May 22, 1863.

He is buried in Reading Protestant Cemetery in Reading, Ohio.

Medal of Honor citation[]

Rank and organization: Private, Company G, 47th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., May 22, 1863. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Cincinnati, Ohio. Date of issue: August 10, 1895.


Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."

See also[]

  • List of Medal of Honor recipients
  • List of American Civil War Medal of Honor recipients: A–F
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