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Madison Reinhart and Maria Schneider

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Transcript of Madison Reinhart and Maria Schneider

Medal of Honor recipients Louis Cukela and Alonzo H Cushing.
Madison Reinhart and Maria Schneider
valor
Cukela:
Crawled out from flank toward enemy lines alone under heavy fire despite warnings of his crew
honor
Louis Cukela:
Served 32 years in active duty.
sacrifice
Cukela:
Sacrificed himself for the good of his crew.
references
Louis Cukela:
arlingtoncementary.net
bing.com
cmohs.org
patriotism
Cukela:
Enlisted himself in the Army and Marines.
Alonzo H. Cushing:
cnn.com
army.mil
Cushing:
Kept his battery going until the end
Cushing:
He could have withdrawn due to his severe wounds, but he kept on fighting.
Cushing:
His actions lead to the end of the Confederate assault.
Cushing
He continued to fight despite the severity of his wounds.
Background:
Cukela:
Fought in the Civil War. Sergeant in the Marines. Double recipient.
Cushing:
Fought for the Union in the Civil War.
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