[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
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.
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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