About Herman Ziegner
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Herman Ziegner, United States Army, for conspicuous bravery on December 29 & 30, 1890, while serving with Company E, 7th U.S. Cavalry, in action at Wounded Knee Creek and White Clay Creek, South Dakota.
General Orders: Date of Issue: June 23, 1891
Action Date: December 29 & 30, 1890
Company: Company E
Division: 7th U.S. Cavalry