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.

Biography[edit]

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.

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Citation:

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

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