|Born||June 17, 1841|
|Died||September 9, 1923(aged 82)|
|Place of birth||Germany|
|Place of death||Sturgis, Michigan, United States|
|Buried at||Oak Lawn Cemetery, Sturgis, Michigan|
United States Army|
|Unit||Company F, 73rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Schlachter received the Medal of Honor on December 1, 1864 for his actions at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia on May 12, 1864 while with Company F of the 73rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
Medal of Honor citation
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Philipp Schlachter, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 12 May 1864, while serving with Company F, 73d New York Infantry, in action at Spotsylvania, Virginia, for capture of flag of 15th Louisiana Infantry (Confederate States of America).
- Philipp Schlachter at Find a Grave
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