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Adolph Proskauer was one of the comparatively few Jewish officers in the army of the Confederate States of America during the United States Civil War. He rose to the rank of major.

Adolph Proskauer
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Born: November 11, 1838(1838-11-11)
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Died: December 13, 1900 (aged 62)
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Allegiance: United States of America
Confederate States of America
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Branch: Confederate States Army
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Rank: Major (CSA)
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Commands: 12th Alabama Infantry Regiment, Company C
Battles: American Civil War
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Major Adolph Proskauer of Mobile, Alabama was wounded several times. A subordinate officer wrote "I can see him now as he nobly carried himself at Gettysburg, standing coolly and calmly with a cigar in his mouth at the head of the 12th Alabama amid a perfect rain of bullets, shot and shell. He was the personification of intrepid gallantry and imperturbable courage.