KAPPESSER, PETER - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company B, 149th New York Infantry.
Place and date:   At Lookout Mountain, Tenn., 24 November 1863. Entered service at: Syracuse, N.Y.

Birth:   Germany.

Date of issue:   28 June 1865.

Citation:   Capture of Confederate flag (Bragg's army).

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)