CARLISLE, CASPER R. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company F, Independent Pennsylvania Light Artillery.
Place and date:   At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863. Entered service at: Allegheny County, Pa.

Birth:   Allegheny County, Pa. Date of issue: 21 December 1892.

Citation:   Saved a gun of his battery under heavy musketry fire, most of the horses being killed and the drivers wounded.

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)