Sergeant Emisire Shahan

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PROFILE


Rank and organization:
Corporal, Company A, 1st West Virginia Cavalry
Place and date: Sailors Creek, Virginia, April 6, 1865
Entered service at:
Unknown
Birth:
Preston County, Virginia (West Virginia)
Date of issue:
May 3, 1865
Citation:
Capture of flag of 76th Georgia Infantry (C.S.A.)

Note: He was one of fourteen 1st West Virginia Cavalry soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War.

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Masonic Cemetery
Elma, Washington