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Col West Funk
Birth: 1841
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 1897
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He enlisted in Company E, of the 19th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry as a Private. He was later mustered in the 121st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He received the rank of Lt. Colonel on April 1, 1865. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action received on April 9, 1865 at Appomattox Court House, Virginia for Capture of Flag of the 46th Virginia Infantry. He was born in Massachusetts and died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His citation reads: Rank and organization: Major, 121st Pennsylvania Infantry. Place and date: At Appomattox Courthouse, Va., 9 April 1865. Entered service at: Philadelphia, Pa. Birth: Boston, Mass. Date of issue: 15 October 1872. Citation: Capture of flag of 46th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.).

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Record added: Jan 12, 2007
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