West Funk

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West Funk
Born 1841
Boston, Massachusetts
Died July 30, 1897
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch USArmy flag.jpg United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1862 - 1865
Rank Major
Brevet Lieutenant colonel
Unit 121st Pennsylvania Infantry
Battles/wars Battle of Appomattox Court House
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

West Funk (1841 - July 30, 1897) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.


Archer served was mustered into the 121st Pennsylvania in September 1862, and was mustered out with the rest of his regiment in June 1865. [1] He was awarded the Medal of Honor on October 15, 1872 for his actions at the Battle of Appomattox Court House.

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Capture of flag of 46th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.).[2]

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