SCHLACHTER, PHILIPP - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company F, 73d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Germany.

Date of issue:   1 December 1864.

Citation:   Capture of flag of 15th Louisiana 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)