Edward White (1877 - 1908)

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Birthplace: Seneca, Nemaha, Kansas, USA
Death: Died in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, USA
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
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About Edward White

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Edward White, United States Army, for most distinguished gallantry on 27 April 1899, while serving with Company B, 20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry, in action at Calumpit, Luzon, Philippine Islands. Private White swam the Rio Grande de Pampanga in face of the enemy's fire and fastened a rope to occupied trenches, thereby enabling the crossing of the river and the driving of the enemy from his fortified position.

General Orders: Date of Issue: March 11, 1902

Action Date: April 27, 1899

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company B

Division: 20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry


Edward White's Timeline

January 15, 1877
Seneca, Nemaha, Kansas, USA
December 3, 1908
Age 31
Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, USA
Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, USA