b. 15/10/1873 Germany. d. 15/10/1910 Minnesota.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 16/05/1899 San Isidro, Philippines.
Otto Boehler was born October 15, 1873 in Germany.
He was one of Young's Scouts, who received one of 6 Medals of Honor presented for members of Young's Scouts on May 16, 1899, led that day by Captain William E. Birkhimer of the 3rd US Artillery.
With 21 other scouts charged across a burning bridge, under heavy fire, and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly fortified position.
BURIAL LOCATION: ST MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, BRECKENRIDGE, MINNESOTA.
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