CLOPP, JOHN E. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company F, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Gettysburg, Pa., 3 July 1863.

Entered service at:   Philadelphia, Pa.

Birth:   Philadelphia, Pa.

Date of issue:   2 February 1865.

Citation:   Capture of flag of 9th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.), wresting it from the color bearer.

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)