About the Medal
About the Ceremony
Class of 2000
Class of 2001
Class of 2002
Class of 2003
Class of 2004
Class of 2005
Class of 2006
Class of 2007
Class of 2008
Class of 2009
Class of 2010
Class of 2011
Class of 2012
Class of 2013
Class of 2014
Class of 2015
Class of 2016

Ohio Military Hall of Fame
Inductees    Nominations    Sponsors/Donations    News/Info    About OMHOF    Contact Us
Previous inductee Next inductee
Private John H. Wageman Class of 2014

Medal of Honor

United States Army

Medal of Honor

On 17 June 1864 while serving as a rifleman with Company I, 60th Ohio Infantry, Private Wageman’s unit came under heavy attack by well entrenched Confederate forces at Petersburg, Virginia. Early in the action Private Wageman was seriously wounded by the withering enemy fire yet he continued to fire his rifle until all the cartridges in his possession were expended. He was so seriously wounded; he had to be carried from the field of battle by his comrades. Private Wageman’s unselfish heroic actions on that date were an inspiration to his fellow soldiers and are in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and bring great credit upon himself, his unit and the United States Army.


Website proudly donated by Ologie