VANDERSLICE, JOHN M. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company D, 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Hatchers Run, Va., 6 February 1865. Entered service at: ?.

Birth:   Philadelphia, Pa.

Date of issue:   1 September 1893.

Citation:   Was the first man to reach the enemy's rifle pits, which were taken in the charge.

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)