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

Walter F McWhorter

  • Rank: Commissary Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E,
    3d West Virginia Cavalry
  • 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
Capture of flag of 6th Tennessee Infantry (C.S.A.).
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 3, 1865
  • Born: July 14, 1836, Lewis County, WV, United States
  • Died: May 17, 1877, New Milton, WV, United States
  • Buried: Greenbrier (S.B.O.) Cemetery, Nina, WV, United States

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