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CMOHS.org - Private SOWERS, MICHAEL, U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

SOWERS, MICHAEL

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company L
Division: 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Born: 14 September 1844, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Allegheny County, Pa.
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Place / Date: At Stony Creek Station, Va., 1 December 1864
 
 


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Citation

His horse having been shot from under him he voluntarily and on foot participated in the cavalry charge made upon one of the forts, conducting himself throughout with great personal bravery.