SAVACOOL, EDWIN F. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain, Company K, 1st New York (Lincoln) Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Sailors Creek, Va., 6 April 1865.

Entered service at:   Marshall, Mich. Born: 1835, Jackson, Mich.

Date of issue:   24 April 1865.

Citation:   Capture of flag, during which he was wounded and died several days later in Washington, D.C.

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)