Frank Leslie (Medal of Honor)
|Died||August 1, 1882 (aged 40–41)|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/||United States Army|
|Years of service||1862–65|
|Unit||Company B, 4th New York Cavalry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
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. 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.
Medal of Honor citation
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.
Capture of colors of 3d Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.).
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- Don Morfe (January 26, 2005). "Frank Leslie". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved September 6, 2010.
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