STERLING, JOHN T. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company D, 11th Indiana Infantry. Place and date: At Winchester, Va., 19 September 1864.

Entered service at:   Marion County, Ind. Birth. Edgar County, Ill.

Date of issue:   4 April 1865.

Citation:   With one companion captured 14 of the enemy in the severest part of the battle.

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)