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

John E Clopp

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    71st Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 3, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Capture of flag of 9th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.), wresting it from the color bearer.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: February 2, 1865
  • Born: 1845, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, United States
  • Died: April 6, 1866, Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Buried: Lawnview Cemetery, Rockledge, PA, United States

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