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Lieutenant

Sylvester H Martin


Organization:    Company K, 88th Pennsylvania Infantry
Entered Service:   unknown
Birth:   Chester County, Pa.
Date Medal Issued:   5 April 1894.


Date of Action:   19 August 1864.
Place of Action:   Weldon Railroad, Va.


Citation:
Gallantly made a most dangerous reconnaissance, discovering the position of the enemy and enabling the division to repulse an attack made in strong force.
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US Army Medal of Honor, 1865


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