Fading light dims the sight,
And a star gems the sky,
From afar drawing nigh,
Falls the night.
Day is done, gone the sun,
From the lake, From the hills,
From the sky.
All is well, safely rest,
God is nigh.
Then good night, Peaceful night,
Till the light of the dawn
God is near, do not fear,
Friend, good night.
November 05, 1825 at Szegedin, Hungary
Entered Service in the US
Army from New York, NY
DIED: December 04, 1912 at the age of 87
The Medal of Honor During the Civil War For heroism on June
05, 1864 at Piedmont, VA
breakfast on the Morning of June 5, 1864, Union forces at
Piedmont, Virginia, launched an attack against the Confederate
defenses in an area separated by no more than seventy-five yards
of open field. Three men earned Medals of Honor in the fierce
battle that followed. Major General Julius Stahel, though
wounded, led his division in a rout of the Confederate forces
that resulted in 3,000 enemy losses and more than 1,000
captured. General Hunter, in charge of the Union Forces at
Piedmont, wrote in his report, "It is but justice to Major
General Stahel to state that in the recent engagement he
displayed excellent qualities of coolness and gallantry, and
that for the final happy result the country is much indebted to