Illustration by Art Seiden

Florida Atlantic University

Jewish Recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor:

A Judaica Collection

Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient



Rank and organization: Corporal, Company E, 2nd Ohio Cavalry
Place and date: Near Berryville, Virginia, 13 September, 1864
Birth: Trumbull County, Ohio
Date of issue: 19 September, 1864


In hand-to-hand combat while on a reconnaissance along the Berryville and Winchester Pike, he captured the colors of the Confederate Army's 8th South Carolina Infantry.

This exhibit was prepared by Seymour "Sy" Brody, of Delray Beach, Florida, editor of JWV's "The Jewish Veteran," and author of Jewish Heroes of America and its sequel, Jewish Heroes and Heroines of America, © 1996. The illustrations are by Art Seiden of Woodmere, New York, a professional artist with over 300 books to his credit.

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