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Henry S. Finkenbiner

Date of birth: July 29, 1842
Date of death: June 03, 1922
Burial location: Lagro, Indiana
Place of Birth: Ohio, North Industry
Home of record: Pike Township Ohio


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Henry S. Finkenbiner, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 9 April 1865, while serving with Company D, 107th Ohio Infantry, in action at Dingle's Mill, South Carolina. While on the advance skirmish line and within direct and close fire of the enemy's artillery, Private Finkenbiner crossed the mill race on a burning bridge and ascertained the enemy's position.

General Orders: Date of Issue: March 30, 1898

Action Date: April 9, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company D

Division: 107th Ohio Infantry