Historical records matching Cpl. John H. Pruitt, Medal of Honor
About Cpl. John H. Pruitt, Medal of Honor
lso received the Army Medal of Honor. Cpl. Pruitt single-handed attacked 2 machineguns, capturing them and killing 2 of the enemy. He then captured 40 prisoners in a dugout nearby. This gallant soldier was killed soon afterward by shellfire while he was sniping at the enemy.