FANNING, NICHOLAS - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company B, 4th lowa Cavalry. Place and date: At Selma, Ala., 2 April 1865.

Entered service at:   Independence, Buchanan County, lowa.

Birth:   Carroll County, Ind.

Date of issue:   17 June 1865.

Citation:   Capture of silk Confederate States flag and 2 staff officers.

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)