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

John William Menter

Details
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    5th Michigan Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 6, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia, USA
Citation
Capture of flag.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 10, 1865
  • Born: September 7, 1840, Palmer, Saratoga County, NY, United States
  • Died: April 18, 1925, Ovid, MI, United States
  • Buried: Franklin Cemetery (6), Franklin, MI, United States
 

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