Wisconsin in the Spanish-American War
Medal of Honor Recepients
Spanish-American War 1 July 1898 BROOKIN, PVT OSCAR Born in Byron, Wisconsin Entered service at Green County, Ohio Company C, 17th U.S. Infantry Awarded for action at El Caney, Cuba Rank and organization: Private, Company C, 17th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At El Caney, Cuba, 1 July 1898. Entered service at: Green County, Ohio. Birth: Byron, Wis. Date of issue: 21 June 1899. Citation: Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy.