John Mitchell Vanderslice (1846 - 1915)

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Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Died in Collegeville, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About John Mitchell Vanderslice

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John Mitchell Vanderslice, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 February 1865, while serving with Company D, 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry, in action at Hatcher's Run, Virginia. Private Vanderslice was the first man to reach the enemy's rifle pits, which were taken in the charge.

General Orders: Date of Issue: September 1, 1893

Action Date: February 6, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company D

Division: 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry

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John Vanderslice's Timeline

1846
September 31, 1846
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1872
May 29, 1872
Age 25
1875
1875
Age 28
1878
1878
Age 31
1915
March 12, 1915
Age 68
Collegeville, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA
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Evansburg, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA