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Lewis S Wisner

Details
  • Rank: First Lieutenant (Highest Rank: Captain)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company K,
    124th New York Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 12, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA
Citation
While serving as an engineer officer voluntarily exposed himself to the enemy's fire.
Medal of Honor Recipient Lewis S. Wisner
Medal of Honor Recipient Lewis S. Wisner
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Wallkill, Ulster County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: January 2, 1895
  • Born: August 11, 1841, Wallkill, Ulster County, NY, United States
  • Died: October 6, 1906, Middletown, NY, United States
  • Buried: Hillside Cemetery (MH) (Snowdrop Path 13&14-642), Middletown, NY, United States
 

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