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Albert Adams Clapp

Date of birth: May 1, 1841
Date of death: May 08, 1911
Burial location: San Gabriel, California
Place of Birth: New York, Pompey
Home of record: Painesville 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 First Sergeant Albert Adams Clapp, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 April 1865, while serving with Company G, 2d Ohio Cavalry, in action at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia, for capture of battle flag of the 8th Florida Infantry (Confederate States of America).

General Orders: Date of Issue: April 24, 1865

Action Date: April 6, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: First Sergeant

Company: Company G

Division: 2d Ohio Cavalry