|Cary D. Langhorne|
|Born||May 14, 1873|
|Died||April 25, 1948(aged 74)|
|Place of birth||Lynchburg, Virginia|
|Place of burial||Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1898 - 1919|
|Battles/wars||United States occupation of Veracruz|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1894, and from the University of Virginia in 1897.
He would have built (1916-1917) St. Brides Farm in Upperville, VA for himself using noted Oval Office architect, Nathan C. Wyeth. He died April 25, 1948 at St. Brides and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. His grave can be found in section 11, grave 868.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Surgeon, U.S. Navy. Born: 14 May 1873, Lynchburg, Va. Accredited to: Virginia. G.O. No.: 177, 4 December 1915.
For extraordinary heroism in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Surg. Langhorne carried a wounded man from the front of the Naval Academy while under heavy fire.
- This article incorporates from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- "Cary DeVall Langhorne". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6249474. Retrieved 2009-05-22.
- ""CARY LANGHORNE" entry". Medal of Honor recipients: Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz). United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/mohmex.html. Retrieved 2008-05-22.
- "Arlington Cemetery Biography". http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/langhorn.htm. Retrieved September 24, 2010.
|This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).|