SCHEIBNER, MARTIN E. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company G, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Mine Run, Va., 27 November 1863.

Entered service at:   Berks County, Pa. Born: 13 October 1840, Russia.

Date of issue:   23 June 1896.

Citation:   Voluntarily extinguished the burning fuse of a shell which had been thrown into the lines of the regiment by the enemy.

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)