of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
BOEHM, PETER M.
Rank and Organization: Second Lieutenant, Company K, 15th New York Cavalry. Place
and Date: At Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va., 31 March 1865. Entered Service At:
Brooklyn, N.Y. Birth: New York. Date of Issue: 15 December 1898.
While acting as aide to General Custer, took a flag from the hands of color bearer,
rode in front of a line that was being driven back and, under a heavy fire, rallied the
men, re-formed the line, and repulsed the charge.
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