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Daniel G. Caldwell

Date of birth: June 1, 1842
Date of death: April 15, 1917
Burial location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Place of Birth: Pennsylvania, Marble Hill
Home of record: Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Status: POW


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 Sergeant Daniel G. Caldwell, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 February 1865, while serving with Company H, Volunteers 117th Regiment, 13th Pennsylvania Cavalry, in action at Hatcher's Run, Virginia. In a mounted charge, Sergeant Caldwell dashed into center of the enemy's line and captured the colors of the 33d North Carolina Infantry.

General Orders: Date of Issue: February 25, 1865

Action Date: February 6, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Company H

Regiment: Volunteers 117th Regiment

Division: 13th Pennsylvania Cavalry