Joseph H. De Castro Photo

Joseph H. De Castro

Born: Nov 14, 1844

Death: May 8, 1892

Birthplace: Boston

Nationality: United States

Joseph H. De Castro

Date of Birth : Nov 14, 1844
Date of Death : May 8, 1892
Birth Place : Boston

Corporal Joseph H. De Castro, was the first Hispanic-American to be awarded the United States's highest military decoration for valor in combat — the Medal of Honor — for having distinguished himself during Pickett's Charge in the Battle of Gettysburg of the American Civil War.

Also known as

  • Joseph De Castro
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