|Died||September 1915 (aged 40–41)|
|Place of birth||Bergen, Norway|
|Place of burial||North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, North Dakota|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||Company C, 1st North Dakota Infantry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Thomas Sletteland was an Private in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the Philippine-American War. He is buried in North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, North Dakota. His grave can be found at GPS (lat/lon): 46.751, -100.85053.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Private, Company C, 1st North Dakota Infantry. Place and date: Near Paete, Luzon, Philippine Islands, April 12, 1899. Entered service at: Grafton, N. Dak. Birth: Norway. Date of issue: March 11, 1902.
Single-handed and alone defended his dead and wounded comrades against a greatly superior force of the enemy.
- "Thomas Sletteland". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8047711. Retrieved 2008-10-22.
- ""THOMAS SLETTELAND" entry". Medal of Honor recipients: Philippine-American War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/philippine.html. Retrieved 2008-04-23.
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