|Born||February 27, 1830|
|Died||December 26, 1908(aged 78)|
|Place of birth||Württemberg, Germany|
|Place of death||Kansas|
|Place of burial||Catholic Cemetery, Ogden, Kansas|
United States Army|
|Unit||2nd U.S. Cavalry|
American Civil War|
• Battle of Opequon
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Conrad Schmidt (February 27, 1830 – December 26, 1908) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the Battle of Opequon more commonly called the Third Battle of Winchester, Virginia on September 19, 1864.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
“The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant Conrad Schmidt, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 19 September 1864, while serving with Company K, 2d U.S. Cavalry, in action at Winchester, Virginia. First Sergeant Schmidt went to the assistance of his regimental commander, whose horse had been killed under him in a charge, mounted the officer behind him, under a heavy fire from the enemy, and returned him to his command.”
- "Conrad Schmidt (Medal of Honor)". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=525.
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