Frank Leslie (Medal of Honor)

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Frank Leslie
Born1841
London, England
DiedAugust 1, 1882 (aged 40–41)
Minneapolis, Kansas
AllegianceUnited States of America
Union
Service/branchUnited States Army
Union Army
Years of service1862–65
RankCorporal
UnitCompany B, 4th New York Cavalry
Battles/warsAmerican Civil War
AwardsMedal of Honor

Frank Leslie (1841 – August 1, 1882) was a private in the Union Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the American Civil War.

Leslie enlisted in the Army from New York City in December 1862, and was assigned as a corporal to the 4th New York Cavalry. He was captured at Warrenton Springs in June 1863 and paroled, and was reduced to private.[1] Following his MOH action, he was again promoted to corporal, and transferred to the 9th New York Cavalry in February 1865. He mustered out with his regiment in July 1865.[2]

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 4th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Front Royal, Va., August 15, 1864. Entered service at: ------. Birth: England. Date of issue: August 26, 1864.

Citation:

Capture of colors of 3d Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.).[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
  1. ^ 4th NY Cavalry Regimental roster
  2. ^ 9th NY Cavalry Regimental roster
  3. ^ ""FRANK LESLIE" entry". Medal of Honor recipients: American Civil War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2008-03-13.

External links[edit]

  • Don Morfe (January 26, 2005). "Frank Leslie". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved September 6, 2010.