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Henry Heller
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Personal Information
Born: 1841
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Died: December 14, 1895 (aged 53–54)
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Allegiance: United States of America
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Branch: United States Army
Union Army
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Rank: sergeant
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Unit: Company A, 66th Ohio Infantry
Battles: American Civil War
Awards: Medal of Honor
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Henry Heller (1841–1895) was a Union Army sergeant during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions at the Battle of Chancellorsville in Virginia in May 1863.

Medal of Honor citation[]

  • Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company A, 66th Ohio Infantry.
  • Place and date: At Chancellorsville, Va., May 2, 1863.
  • Entered service at: Urbana, Ohio.
  • Birth: Unknown.
  • Date of issue: July 29, 1892.


One of a party of 4 who, under heavy fire, voluntarily brought into the Union lines a wounded Confederate officer from whom was obtained valuable information concerning the position of the enemy.

See also[]

  • List of Medal of Honor recipients
  • List of Jewish Medal of Honor recipients
  • List of American Civil War Medal of Honor recipients: G–L


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