SHIPLEY, ROBERT F. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company A, 140th New York Infantry.
Place and date:   At Five Forks, Va., 1 April 1865.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Wayne, N.Y.

Date of issue:   10 May 1865.

Citation:   Captured the flag of the 9th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.) in hand-to_hand combat.

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)