No - I don't know if Peter Sype is one of my ancestors... BUT: my son's name is Peter.
The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Private, Company B, 47th Ohio Infantry. Place and Date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 3 May 1863. Entered Service At: Adrian, Mich. Born: 11 October 1841, Monroe County, Mich. Date Of Issue: 12 September 1911.
Citation: Was one of a party that volunteered and attempted to run the enemy's batteries with a steam tug and 2 barges loaded with subsistence stores.
This has been a "just for fun" Memorial Day post.