Maj. West Funk, Medal of Honor

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West Funk

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Birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Funk and Margaret Funk
Husband of Maria Funk and Hester Funk
Father of L. Warren Funk

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About Maj. West Funk, Medal of Honor

http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/473/funk-west.php

Citation

Capture of flag of 46th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Funk

West Funk (1841 - July 30, 1897) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.

He served in the American Civil War in the 121st Pennsylvania Infantry for the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor on October 15, 1872 for his actions at the Battle of Appomattox Court House.

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Maj. West Funk, Medal of Honor's Timeline

1841
1841
Massachusetts, United States
1868
1868
Age 27
1869
1869
Age 28
Pennsylvania, United States
1880
1880
Age 39
1897
1897
Age 56
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States