PEIRSOL, JAMES K. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company F, 13th Ohio Cavalry. Place and date: At Paines Crossroads, Va., 5 April 1865.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Beaver County, Pa.

Date of issue:   3 May 1865.

Citation:   Capture of flag.

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)