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Milton Blickensderfer

Date of birth: May 20, 1835
Date of death: March 17, 1916
Burial location: Sugar Creek, Ohio
Place of Birth: Pennsylvania, Lancaster
Home of record: Shanesville Ohio


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 Corporal Milton Blickensderfer, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 3 April 1865, while serving with Company E, 126th Ohio Infantry, in action at Petersburg, Virginia, for capture of flag.

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 10, 1865

Action Date: April 3, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Corporal

Company: Company E

Division: 126th Ohio Infantry