Robert W. Ammerman
|Robert W. Ammerman|
Centre County, Pennsylvania
|Died||September 30, 1907
|Place of burial||Lost Creek Presbyterian Cemetery, McAlisterville, Pennsylvania|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch|| United States Army
|Years of service||1862–1865|
|Unit||Company B, 148th Pennsylvania Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Ammerman joined the 148th Pennsylvania Infantry from Milesburg, Pennsylvania in August 1862. While performing his MOH action, he suffered the loss of his right leg, and was discharged due to his wounds in May 1865.
He died on September 30, 1907 and was laid to rest in the Lost Creek Presbyterian Cemetery in McAlisterville, Pennsylvania.
Medal of Honor citation
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Robert Wesley Ammerman, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 12 May 1864, while serving with Company B, 148th Pennsylvania Infantry, in action at Spotsylvania, Virginia, for capture of battle flag of 8th North Carolina (Confederate States of America), being one of the foremost in the assault.
- "Robert W. Ammerman". Medal of Honor recipients. Military Times. Retrieved February 18, 2012.