Sergeant Emisire Shahan
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.