SHOEMAKER, LEVI - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company A, 1st West Virginia Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Nineveh, Va., 12 November 1864.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Monongalia County, W. Va.

Date of issue:   26 November 1864.

Citation:   Capture of flag of 22d Virginia Cavalry (C.S.A.).

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)