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Lewis S Wisner

  • 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
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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