LUDWIG, CARL - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, 34th New York Battery.
Place and date:   At Petersburg, Va., 18 June 1864.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   France.

Date of issue:   30 July 1896.

Citation:   As gunner of his piece, inflicted singly a great loss upon the enemy and distinguished himself in the removal of the piece while under a heavy 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)