b. 19/06/1844 England. d. 09/09/1914 Pennsylvania.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 23/08/1862 Rappahannock Station, Virginia.
Breyer was born in England on 19 June 1844 and enlisted into the 90th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Voluntarily, and at great personal risk, picked up an unexploded shell and threw it away, thus doubtless saving the life of a comrade whose arm had been taken off by the same shell.
BURIAL LOCATION: LIMERICK CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, LIMERICK, PENNSYLVANIA.
Section 5G, Lot 10
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