CAPRON, HORACE, JR. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company G, 8th Illinois Cavalry. Place and date: At Chickahominy and Ashland, Va., June 1862. Entered service at: Peoria, Ill.

Birth:   Laurel, Md.

Date of issue:   27 September 1865.

Citation:   Gallantry in action.

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)