SLUSHER, HENRY C. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company F, 22d Pennsylvania Cavalry.
Place and date:   Near Moorefield, W. Va., 11 September 1863. Entered service at: ?.

Birth:   Washington County, Pa.

Date of issue:   4 April 1898.

Citation:   Voluntarily crossed a branch of the Potomac River under fire to rescue a wounded comrade held prisoner by the enemy. Was wounded and taken prisoner in the attempt.

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)