Levi Shoemaker

Levi Shoemaker

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Levi Shoemaker (June 25, 1840 - 1917) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. Shoemaker volunteered for service in the Union Army and was assigned as a sergeant to Company A of the 1st West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment. He received the Medal of Honor for capturing the flag of the 22nd Virginia Cavalry in battle at Nineveh, Virginia, on November 12, 1864. Another 1st West Virginia Cavalry soldier, Private James F. Adams, also received the medal for capturing a Confederate flag during the skirmish.show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135750542
  • 9786135750546