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Army Medal of Honor

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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