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

Robert Wesley Ammerman

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    148th Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 12, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA
Capture of battle flag of the 8th North Carolina (C.S.A.), being one of the foremost in the assault.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Milesburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: January 31, 1865
  • Born: 1841, Centre County, PA, United States
  • Died: September 30, 1907, McAlisterville, PA, United States
  • Buried: Lost Creek Presbyterian Cemetery (PM) (left side rear), McAlisterville, PA, United States

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