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Martin E. Scheibner

10/13/1842 - 11/29/1908
Home Town: Reading, PA
Rank: Corporal
Military Branch: Army
Unit: Company G, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry
Conflict: American Civil War
Burial Site: Charles Evens Cemetery
Medals: Medal of Honor

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Corporal in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company G, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry for action on November 27 1863 at Mine Run, Virginia. His citation reads "Voluntarily extinguished the burning fuse of a shell which had been thrown into the lines of the regiment by the enemy."

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