Lewis F. Brest
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|Lewis F. Brest|
May 15, 1842|
|Died||December 2, 1915(aged 73)|
|Place of burial||Mercer, Pennsylvania|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch|| United States Army
|Years of service||1861 - 1865|
|Unit||57th Pennsylvania Infantry|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Sayler's Creek|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 57th Pennsylvania Infantry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., 6 April 1865. Entered service at:------. Birth: Mercer, Pa. Date of Issue: 10 May 1865.
Capture of flag.