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Heinrich Hoffman
Born (1836-12-23)December 23, 1836
Died 1894 (aged 57–58)
Place of burial Old St. Joseph's Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch Union Army
Rank Corporal
Unit Company M, 2nd Ohio Cavalry
Battles/wars American Civil War
*Battle of Sayler's Creek, Virginia
Awards Medal of Honor

Heinrich Hoffman was born on December 23, 1836. He served in the American Civil War, and was a Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company M, 2nd Ohio Cavalry. He received the Medal of Honor for action on April 6, 1865 at the Battle of Sayler's Creek, Virginia.

He is buried at Old St. Joseph's Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio.[1]

Medal of Honor citationEdit

His citation reads "Capture of flag."

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