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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Casper R Carlisle

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    Independent Pennsylvania Light Artillery
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 2, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Citation
Saved a gun of his battery under heavy musketry fire, most of the horses being killed and the drivers wounded.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 21, 1892
  • Born: 1841, Allegheny County, PA, United States
  • Died: April 29, 1908
  • Buried: Mount Lebanon Cemetery (MH) (1-317), Pittsburgh, PA, United States
 

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