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Martin Schwenk aka George Martin
|Born||April 28, 1832
Kingdom of Württemberg
St. Mary's Cemetery,
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army|
|Unit||Company B, 6th U.S. Cavalry Regiment|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Martin Schwenk (also known as George Martin, March 10, 1832 – June 20, 1924) was a German-American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Schwenk received his country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor. Schwenk's medal was awarded for bravery during the Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania on 3 July 1863. He was honored with the award on April 23, 1889.
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