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HOWARD, HENDERSON

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While pursuing one of the enemy's sharpshooters, encountered two others, whom he bayoneted in hand-to-hand encounters; was three times wounded in action.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal (highest rank: First Sergeant) Company B, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Indiana County, Pennsylvania

Citation

While pursuing one of the enemy's sharpshooters, encountered two others, whom he bayoneted in hand-to-hand encounters; was three times wounded in action.