NIVEN, ROBERT - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Second Lieutenant, Company H, 8th New York Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Waynesboro, Va., 2 March 1865.

Entered service at:   Rochester, N.Y. Born: 18 December 1833, Harlem, N.Y.

Date of issue:   26 March 1865.

Citation:   Capture of 2 flags.

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)