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Levi Samuel Shomaker
Birth: Jun. 25, 1840
Monongalia County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1917
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company A, 1st West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Nineveh, Virginia on November 12, 1864. His citation reads "Capture of flag of 22d Virginia Cavalry (C.S.A.)". His Medal was awarded to him on November 26, 1864. He was one of fourteen 1st West Virginia Cavalry soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Private James F. Adams, Corporal Thomas Anderson, Lieutenant Wilmon W. Blackmar, Captain Hugh P. Boon, Sergeant Richard Boury, Major Charles E. Capehart, Colonel Henry Capehart, 1st Sergeant Francis M. Cunningham, Commissary Sergeant William Houlton, Private Archibald Rowand, Chief Bugler Charles Schorn, Corporal Emisire Shahan, and Private Daniel A. Woods). (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
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  Wilbert James Shomaker (1869 - 1931)*
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East Oak Grove Cemetery
Monongalia County
West Virginia, USA
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Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Oct 20, 2002
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Levi Samuel Shomaker
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Levi Samuel Shomaker
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Thank you for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 3, 2016

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