John L Younker(1836 - 1911)
Home State: Ohio
Command Billet: Soldier
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th United States Infantry, Second Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in the 12th US Infantry, Company "A" (or "H"), from Lancaster, Ohio. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for carrying an urgent message to stop "friendly" artillery fire at Cedar Mountain, 9 August 1862, while wounded.
In the Antietam Campaign:
It is not clear whether he had rejoined his Battalion by Antietam.
|Birth Date: 11/13/1836 Place of Birth: Wurttemberg, GERMANY |
Death Date: 5/15/1911 Burial Place: Oak Grove Cemetery, Logan, OH
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