HOTTENSTINE, SOLOMON J. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company C, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Petersburg and Norfolk Railroad, Va., 19 August 1864.

Entered service at:   Philadelphia, Pa.

Birth:   Lehigh County, Pa. Date of issue: 2 February 1865.

Citation:   Captured flag belonging to a North Carolina regiment, and through a ruse led them into the arms of Federal troops.

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)