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John C. Ewing

Date of birth: March 4, 1843
Date of death: May 23, 1918
Burial location: Ligonier, Pennsylvania
Place of Birth: Pennsylvania, Ligonier Valley
Home of record: Greensburg Pennsylvania


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John C. Ewing, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 April 1865, while serving with Company E, 211th Pennsylvania Infantry, in action at Petersburg, Virginia, for capture of flag.

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 20, 1865

Action Date: April 2, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company E

Division: 211th Pennsylvania Infantry