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About Paul H. Weinert
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Paul H. Weinert, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 29 December 1890, while serving with Battery E, 1st U.S. Artillery, in action at Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota. Taking the place of his commanding of officer who had fallen severely wounded, Corporal Weinert gallantly served his piece, after each fire advancing it to a better position.
General Orders: Date of Issue: March 24, 1891
Action Date: December 29, 1890
Company: Battery E
Division: 1st U.S. Artillery