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

Daniel Edgar Sickles

  • Rank: Major General
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S. Volunteers
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 2, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Displayed most conspicuous gallantry on the field vigorously contesting the advance of the enemy and continuing to encourage his troops after being himself severely wounded.
Medal of Honor Recipient Daniel E. Sickles
Medal of Honor Recipient Daniel E. Sickles
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York, New York County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 30, 1897
  • Born: October 20, 1819, New York, New York, NY, United States
  • Died: May 3, 1914, New York, NY, United States
  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (MH) (3-1906), Arlington, VA, United States

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