SOVA., JOSEPH E. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Saddler, Company H, 8th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Appomattox Campaign, Va., 29 March to 9 April 1865. Entered service at: ?.

Birth:   Chili, N.Y.

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)