Civil War

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Congressional Medal of Honor for a Jewish Hero

Benjamin Levy was the first Jewish-American to win the Congressional Medal of Honor, which he earned during the 1862 Battle of Glendale during the Civil War.

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The Courage and Fidelity of a Jewish-American Civil War Hero

Frederick Knefler was a Hungarian-born Jew who not only adopted America as his home, but became an American hero during several battles of the Civil War.

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