Recipient Detail

 

FOUT, FREDERICK W.

Rank: Second Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: 15th Battery
Division: Indiana Light Artillery
Born: Germany
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Indianapolis, Ind.
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Place / Date: Near Harpers Ferry, W. Va., 15 September 1862
 
 


FOUT, FREDERICK W. Photo
 
Citation

Voluntarily gathered the men of the battery together, remanned the guns, which had been ordered abandoned by an officer, opened fire, and kept up the same on the enemy until after the surrender.