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David Sloane Stanley

  • 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: November 30, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Franklin, Tennessee, USA
At a critical moment rode to the front of one of his brigades, reestablished its lines, and gallantly led it in a successful assault.
Medal of Honor Recipient David S. Stanley
Medal of Honor Recipient David S. Stanley
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Congress, Wayne County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: March 29, 1893
  • Born: June 1, 1828, Cedar Valley, Wayne County, OH, United States
  • Died: March 13, 1902, Washington, DC, United States
  • Buried: Soldier's Home National Cemetery (PM) (O-20) , Washington, DC, United States

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