of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
YOUNKER, JOHN L.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company A, 12th U.S. Infantry. Place and
Date: At Cedar Mountain, Va., 9 August 1862. Birth: Germany. Date
Of Issue: 1 November 1893.
voluntarily carried an order, at great risk of life in the face of a fire of grape and
canister; in doing this he was wounded.
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