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

Solomon J Hottenstine

  • Also Known As: Hottenstein, Solomon J.
  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    107th Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: August 19, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg & Norfolk Railroad, Virginia, USA
Captured flag belonging to a North Carolina regiment, and through a ruse led them into the arms of Federal troops.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: February 2, 1865
  • Born: May 5, 1844, Lehigh County, PA, United States
  • Died: May 24, 1896, Manassas, VA, United States
  • Buried: Manassas Cemetery (MH) (29) , Manassas, VA, United States

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