John T. Sterling (1841 - 1920)

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Birthplace: Edgar, Illinois, USA
Death: Died
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About John T. Sterling

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John T. Sterling, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 19 September 1864, while serving with Company D, 11th Indiana Infantry, in action at Winchester, Virginia. With one companion Private Sterling captured 14 of the enemy in the severest part of the battle.

General Orders: Date of Issue: April 4, 1865

Action Date: September 19, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company D

Division: 11th Indiana Infantry

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Edgar, Illinois, USA
February 2, 1920
Age 79
West Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, USA