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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation

Captain

Andrew H Embler

Organization: Company D, 59th New York Infantry

Entered Service: New York.

Birth: New York, N.Y.

Date Medal Issued: 19 October 1893.

Date of Action: 27 October 1864.

Place of Action: Boydton Plank Road, Va.

Citation

Charged at the head of 2 regiments, which drove the enemy's main body, gained the crest of the hill near the Burgess house and forced a barricade on the Boydton road.

 

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