Albert A. Clapp

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Albert A. Clapp
Born (1841-05-01)May 1, 1841
Pompey, New York
Died May 8, 1911(1911-05-08) (aged 70)
Buried at San Gabriel Cemetery
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank First Sergeant
Unit Ohio Company G, 2nd Ohio Cavalry
Awards Medal of Honor

First Sergeant Albert Adams Clapp (May 1, 1841 to May 8, 1911) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Clapp received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Sayler's Creek in Virginia on 6 April 1865. He was honored with the award on 24 April 1865.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Clapp was born in Pompey, New York on 1 May 1841. He enlisted into the 2nd Ohio Cavalry. He died on 8 May 1911 and his remains are interred at the San Gabriel Cemetery in California.

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Capture of battle flag of the 8th Florida Infantry (Confederate States of America).[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Civil War (A-L) Medal of Honor Recipients". Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Albert Adams Clapp". Retrieved 27 October 2013.