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SCHOONMAKER, JAMES

schoonmaker james

At a critical period, gallantly led a cavalry charge against the left of the enemy's line of battle, drove the enemy out of his works, and captured many prisoners.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Colonel 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Citation

At a critical period, gallantly led a cavalry charge against the left of the enemy's line of battle, drove the enemy out of his works, and captured many prisoners.