Albert Oss

Infobox Military Person
name= Albert Oss
born= 1818
died= December 18 Death year and age|1898|1818
placeofbirth= Belgium

caption= Alber Oss, Medal of Honor recipient
allegiance= United States of America
branch= Union Army
rank= Private
unit= Company B, 11th New Jersey Infantry
battles= American Civil War
awards= Medal of Honor

Albert Oss (1818–December 18, 1898)was a soldier in the Union Army during the American Civil War who was awarded the Medal of Honor. He served in the 11th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry.


Albert Oss was Born in 1818 and immigrated to the United States from Belgium. He joined the Army from Newark, New Jersey. Albert Oss died December 18, 1898. He buried in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Orange, New Jersey and his grave can be found in Section H, Soldiers' Plot, Lot 137, Grave 4.

Medal of Honor citation

Rank and Organization::Private, Company B, 11th New Jersey Infantry. Place and Date: At Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863. Entered Service At: Newark, N.J. Birth: Belgium. Date Of Issue: May 6, 1892.


:Remained in the rifle pits after the others had retreated, firing constantly, and contesting the ground step by step.cite web
publisher = Army of Medal of Honor website
title = Albert Oss, Civil War Medal of Honor recipient
date = 2007-07-16
url =
accessdate = 2007-09-22
] cite web
publisher = American Civil War website
title = OSS, ALBERT, Civil War Medal of Honor recipient
date = 2007-11-08
url =
accessdate = 2007-11-08

ee also

*List of Medal of Honor recipients



* [ Army Medal of Honor website M-Z] Center of Military History
*findagrave|19716 Retrieved on 2007-11-08

NAME= Oss, Albert
SHORT DESCRIPTION= United States Army Medal of Honor recipient
DATE OF DEATH= December 18, 1898

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