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WHITE, EDWARD

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Swam the Rio Grande de Pampanga in the face of the enemy's fire and fastened a rope to the occupied trenches, thereby enabling the crossing of the river and the driving of the enemy from his fortified position.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company B, 20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Philippine Insurrections 1899 Seneca, Nemaha County, Kansas

Citation

Swam the Rio Grande de Pampanga in the face of the enemy's fire and fastened a rope to the occupied trenches, thereby enabling the crossing of the river and the driving of the enemy from his fortified position.