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Conflict Period:
Civil War (Union) 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Private 1
Birth:
1864 2
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2
Pennsylvania 1
Death:
06 Apr 1866 2
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2
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Full Name:
John E Clopp 1
Birth:
1864 2
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2
Pennsylvania 1
Death:
06 Apr 1866 2
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2
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Civil War (Union) 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Private 1
Enlistment Location:
Pennsylvania 1
Date:
03 Jul 1863 1
Location:
At Gettysburg, Pa 1
Military Unit:
Company F, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry 1

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Capture of flag of 9th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.), wresting it from the color bearer.

Private John E. Clopp (1845 to April 6, 1866) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Clopp received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during theBattle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania on 3 July 1863. He was honored with the award on 2 February 1865

Clopp was born in PhiladelphiaPennsylvania in 1845. He enlisted into the 71st Pennsylvania Infantry. He died on 6 April 1866 and his remains are interred at the Lawnview Memorial Park in Rockledge, Pennsylvania.

Medal of Honor citation

Capture of flag of 9th Virginia Infantry (Confederate States of America), wresting it from the color bearer.

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