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August F. Bronner
Born 1835
Died October 31, 1893
Allegiance US flag 34 stars.svg United States of America
Service/branch U.S. Army
Rank Private
Unit Company C, 1st New York Artillery
Battles/wars Battle of White Oak Swamp
Battle of Malvern Hill
Awards Medal of Honor

Private August F. Bronner (1835 to October 31, 1893)[1] was an German soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Bronner received the United States' highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of White Oak Swamp in Virginia and the Battle of Malvern Hill also in Virginia on June 30, 1862 and July 1, 1862.[2][3]


Bronner was born in Germany around 1835. He died on 31 October 1893. His remains are interred at the Fairmount Cemetery, Newark.[1]

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Continued to fight after being severely wounded.[2][3]

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