The Congressional Medal of Honor Society and Medal of Honor Foundation regret to announce the passing of Medal of Honor Recipient Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura.

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

David H Scofield

  • Rank: Quartermaster Sergeant (Highest Rank: Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company K,
    5th New York Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: October 19, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Cedar Creek, Virginia, USA
Capture of flag of 13th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.).
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 26, 1864
  • Born: December 10, 1840, Mamaroneck, Westchester County, NY, United States
  • Died: September 30, 1905, Bath, NY, United States
  • Buried: Slasson Cemetery (MH), Darien, CT, United States

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