Peter Sype (1841 - 1923)

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Birthplace: Monroe, Michigan, USA
Death: Died in Monroe, Michigan, USA
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About Peter Sype

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Peter Sype, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 3 May 1863, while serving with Company B, 47th Ohio Infantry, in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Private Sype was one of a party that volunteered and attempted to run the enemy's batteries with a steam tug and two barges loaded with subsistence stores.

General Orders: Date of Issue: September 12, 1911

Action Date: May 3, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company B

Division: 47th Ohio Infantry

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1841
October 11, 1841
Monroe, Michigan, USA
1923
April 20, 1923
Age 81
Monroe, Michigan, USA
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Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, USA