RYAN, PETER J. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company D, 11th Indiana Infantry Place and date: At Winchester, Va., 19 September 1864.

Entered service at:   Vigo County, Ind.

Birth:   Ireland.

Date of issue:   4 April 1865.

Citation:   With one companion, captured 14 Confederates in the severest part of the battle.

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)