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Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 98 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and
1 Officer and 126 Enlisted men by disease. Total 230.
90th PA Regiment Medal of Honor Recipients
BREYER, CHARLES: Sergeant, Company I, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry. Rappahannock Station, Va., 23 August 1862. Citation: 8 July 1896. Voluntarily, and at great personal risk, picked up an unexploded shell and threw it away, thus doubtless saving the life of a comrade whose arm had been taken off by the same shell.
BEYER, HILLARY: Second Lieutenant, Company H, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry. Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862. Citation: 30 October 1896. After his command had been forced to fall back, remained alone on the line of battle, caring for his wounded comrades and carrying one of them to a place of safety.
PAUL, WILLIAM H.: Philadelphia, Private, Company E, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry. Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862. Citation given: 3 November 1896. Under a most withering and concentrated fire, voluntarily picked up the colors of his regiment, when the bearer and 2 of the color guard had been killed, and bore them aloft throughout the entire battle.
SCHEIBNER, MARTIN E.: Born in Russia. Private, Company G, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry. Mine Run, Va., 27 November 1863. Citation given: 23 June 1896. Voluntarily extinguished the burning fuse of a shell which had been thrown into the lines of the regiment by the enemy.
SELLERS, ALFRED J.: Plumsteadville, Major, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry. Gettysburg, Pa., 1 July 1863. Citation given: 21 July 1894. Voluntarily led the regiment under a withering fire to a position from which the enemy was repulsed.
SHIEL (SHIELDS), JOHN: Cresson, Corporal, Company E, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry. Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862. Citation given: 21 January 1897. Carried a dangerously wounded comrade into the Union lines, thereby preventing his capture by the enemy.
WHITE, J. HENRY: Philadelphia, Private, Company A, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry. Rappahannock Station, Va., 23 August 1862. Citation given: 5 May 1900. At the imminent risk of his life, crawled to a nearby spring within the enemy's range and exposed to constant fire filled a large number of canteens, and returned in safety to the relief of his comrades who were suffering from want of water.
90th PA Regiment Execution
Smitz, William 90th PA Infantry Oct 2, 1865 Firing Squad for Desertion