GREBE, M. R. WILLIAM - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain, Company F, 4th Missouri Cavalry. Place and date: At Jonesboro, Ga., 31 August 1864.

Entered service at:   St. Louis, Mo. Born: 4 August 1838, Germany.

Date of issue:   24 February 1899.

Citation:   While acting as aide and carrying orders across a most dangerous part of the battlefield, being hindered by a Confederate advance, seized a rifle, took a place in the ranks and was conspicuous in repulsing the enemy.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)