FUNK, WEST - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Major, 121st Pennsylvania Infantry. Place and date: At Appomattox Courthouse, Va., 9 April 1865.

Entered service at:   Philadelphia, Pa.

Birth:   Boston, Mass.

Date of issue:   15 October 1872.

Citation:   Capture of flag of 46th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.).

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)