ENDERLIN, RICHARD - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Musician, Company B, 73d Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 1-3 July 1863.

Entered service at:   Chillicothe, Ohio.

Birth:   Germany.

Date of issue:   11 September 1897.

Citation:   Voluntarily took a rifle and served as a soldier in the ranks during the first and second days of the battle. Voluntarily and at his own imminent peril went into the enemy's lines at night and, under a sharp fire, rescued a wounded comrade.

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)