Medal of Honor Recipient Robert E. Simanek Passes Away at 92

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

Francis Bloodgood Hall

Details
  • Rank: Chaplain
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    16th New York Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 3, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Salem Heights, Virginia, USA
Citation
Voluntarily exposed himself to a heavy fire during the thickest of the fight and carried wounded men to the rear for treatment and attendance.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: February 16, 1897
  • Born: November 16, 1827, New York, NY, United States
  • Died: October 4, 1903
  • Buried: Riverside Cemetery, Plattsburgh, NY, United States
  • Location of Medal: Kent-Delord House Museum, Plattsburgh, NY
 

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