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

Francis A Waller

  • Rank: Corporal (Highest Rank: First Lieutenant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company L,
    6th Wisconsin Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 1, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Capture of flag of 2d Mississippi Infantry (C.S.A.).
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: DeSoto, Vernon County, Wisconsin
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 1, 1864
  • Born: August 15, 1840, Gurney (now Gurneyville), Clinton County, OH, United States
  • Died: April 30, 1911, Bentford, SD, United States
  • Buried: Walnut Mound Cemetery (West Block-13), DeSoto, WI, United States

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