SCOTT, JOHN WALLACE - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain, Company D, 157th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Five Forks, Va., 1 April 1865.

Entered service at:   ?. Born: 1838, Chester County, Pa.

Date of issue:   27 April 1865.

Citation:   Capture of the flag of the 16th South Carolina Infantry, in hand_to_hand combat.

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)