GRESSER, IGNATZ - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company D, 128th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862.

Entered service at:   Lehigh County, Pa. Born: 15 August 1832, Germany.

Date of issue:   12 December 1895.

Citation:   While exposed to the fire of the enemy, carried from the field a wounded comrade.

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)