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

Evan M Woodward

  • Rank: First Lieutenant & Adjutant (Highest Rank: Brevet Major)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    2d Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: December 13, 1862
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA
Advanced between the lines, demanded and received the surrender of the 19th Georgia Infantry (C.S.A.) and captured their battle flag.
Medal of Honor Recipient Evan M. Woodward
Medal of Honor Recipient Evan M. Woodward
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 14, 1894
  • Born: March 11, 1838, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, United States
  • Died: August 15, 1904, Trenton, NJ, United States
  • Buried: Riverview Cemetery (PM) (B-342-345-7), Trenton, NJ, United States

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