BONEBRAKE, HENRY G. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Lieutenant, Company G, 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Five Forks, Va., 1 April 1865.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Waynesboro, Pa.

Date of issue:   3 May 1865.

Citation:   As 1 of the first of Devin's Division to enter the works, he fought in a hand-to-hand struggle with a Confederate to capture his flag by superior physical strength.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)