of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
MARTIN, SYLVESTER H.
Rank and Organization: Lieutenant, Company K, 88th Pennsylvania Infantry. Place
and Date: At Weldon Railroad, Va., 19 August 1864. Birth: Chester County, Pa. Date
Of Issue: 5 April 1894.
Gallantly made a most dangerous reconnaissance, discovering the position of the enemy
and enabling the division to repulse an attack made in strong force.
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