SHAHAN, EMISIRE - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company A, 1st West Virginia Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Sailors Creek, Va., 6 April 1865.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Preston County, W. Va.

Date of issue:   3 May 1865.

Citation:   Capture of flag of 76th Georgia 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)