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Frank E. Fesq

Date of birth: April 4, 1840
Date of death: May 06, 1920
Burial location: Orange, New Jersey
Place of Birth: Germany, Germany
Home of record: Newark New Jersey


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 Frank E. Fesq, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 April 1865, while serving with Company A, 40th New Jersey Infantry, in action at Petersburg, Virginia, for capture of flag of 18th North Carolina (Confederate States of America) within the enemy's works.

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 10, 1865

Action Date: April 2, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company A

Division: 40th New Jersey Infantry