About Luther P Kaltenbach
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Luther P. Kaltenbach, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 16 December 1864, while serving with Company F, 12th Iowa Infantry, in action at Nashville, Tennessee, for capture of flag of 44th Mississippi Infantry (Confederate States of America).
General Orders: Date of Issue: February 24, 1865
Action Date: December 16, 1864
Company: Company F
Division: 12th Iowa Infantry