WISNER, LEWIS S. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   First Lieutenant, Company K. 124th New York Infantry.
Place and date:   At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864.

Entered service at:   Wallkill, Orange County, N.Y.

Birth:   Wallkill, Orange County, N.Y. Date of issue: 2 January 1895.

Citation:   While serving as an engineer officer voluntarily exposed himself to the enemy's fire.

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)