John Mitchell Vanderslice

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John Mitchell Vanderslice

Birthdate: (68)
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: March 12, 1915 (68)
Collegeville, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA
Place of Burial: Evansburg, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Marcus Lafayette Vanderslice and Margaret Mitchell Vanderslice
Husband of Cecelia C. Vanderslice
Father of Clarence Vanderslice; Miriam Vanderslice and Mabel C. Vanderslice
Brother of Ellen Vanderslice and Thaddeus L. Vanderslice, genealogist

Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About John Mitchell Vanderslice

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John Mitchell Vanderslice, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 February 1865, while serving with Company D, 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry, in action at Hatcher's Run, Virginia. Private Vanderslice was the first man to reach the enemy's rifle pits, which were taken in the charge.

General Orders: Date of Issue: September 1, 1893

Action Date: February 6, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company D

Division: 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry

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John Mitchell Vanderslice's Timeline

September 31, 1846
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
May 29, 1872
Age 25
Age 28
Pennsylvania, United States
Age 31
Pennsylvania, United States
March 12, 1915
Age 68
Collegeville, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA
Evansburg, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA