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Gotlieb Luty
Born 1842
Died 1904 (aged 61–62)
Place of birth Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1861 - 1863
Rank Sergeant
Unit 74th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

Gotlieb Luty (1842–1904) was a corporal in the Union Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the American Civil War.

Luty enlisted in the Army from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in April 1861, and was assigned to the 74th New York Infantry. He continued serving until being wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg.[1]

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company A, 74th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863. Entered service at: West Manchester, Pa. Birth: Allegheny County, Pa. Date of issue: October 5, 1876.


Bravely advanced to the enemy's line under heavy fire and brought back valuable information.

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