CAPEHART, HENRY - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Colonel, 1st West Virginia Cavalry. Place and date: At Greenbrier River, W. Va., 22 May 1864.

Entered service at:   Bridgeport, Ohio. Born: 18 March 1825, Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa.

Date of issue:   12 February 1895.

Citation:   Saved, under fire, the life of a drowning soldier.

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)