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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation

Second Lieutenant

Frederick Fout

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Organization: 15th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery

Entered Service: Indianapolis, Ind.

Birth: Germany

Date Medal Issued: 2 November 1896

Date of Action: 15 September 1862

Place of Action: Near Harpers Ferry, W. Va.


Voluntarily gathered the men of the battery together, remanned the guns, which had been ordered abandoned by an officer, opened fire, and kept up the same on the enemy until after the surrender.


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