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b. 1845 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. d. 06/04/1866 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/07/1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

 

Clopp was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1845. He enlisted into the 71st Pennsylvania Infantry. He died on 6 April 1866 and his remains are interred at the Lawnview Memorial Park in Rockledge, Pennsylvania.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag of 9th Virginia Infantry (Confederate States of America), wresting it from the color bearer.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: LAWNVIEW CEMETERY, ROCKLEDGE, PENNSYLVANIA.

Glenwood Section, Row 50, Grave 35

 

John E Clopp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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