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Albert Oss
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Born: 1818
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Died: December 18 1898 (aged 79–80)
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Allegiance: United States of America
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Branch: Union Army
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Rank: Private
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Unit: Company B, 11th New Jersey Infantry
Battles: American Civil War
Awards: Medal of Honor
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Albert Oss (1818–December 18, 1898)was a soldier in the Union Army during the American Civil War who was awarded the Medal of Honor. He served in the 11th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry Regiment.


Albert Oss was born in 1818 and immigrated to the United States from Belgium. He joined the Army from Newark, New Jersey. Albert Oss died December 18, 1898. He is buried in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Orange, New Jersey and his grave can be found in Section H, Soldiers' Plot, Lot 137, Grave 4.

Medal of Honor citation[]

Rank and Organization:

Private, Company B, 11th New Jersey Infantry. Place and Date: At Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863. Entered Service At: Newark, N.J. Birth: Belgium. Date Of Issue: May 6, 1892.


Remained in the rifle pits after the others had retreated, firing constantly, and contesting the ground step by step.[1][2]

See also[]

  • List of Medal of Honor recipients
  • List of American Civil War Medal of Honor recipients: M-Z


  1. "Albert Oss, Civil War Medal of Honor recipient". Army of Medal of Honor website. 2007-07-16. Retrieved 2007-09-22. 
  2. "OSS, ALBERT, Civil War Medal of Honor recipient". American Civil War website. 2007-11-08. Retrieved 2007-11-08. 


  • Albert Oss at Find a Grave Retrieved on 2007-11-08