b. 1840 Brown County, Ohio. d. 03/05/1888 Lovett, Indiana.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Sailor's Creek, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company A, 3d Indiana Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 6, 1865 at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia.
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Absalom Jordan, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 April 1865, while serving with Company A, 3d Indiana Cavalry, in action at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia, for capture of flag.
BURIAL LOCATION: CENTERVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY, LOVETT, INDIANA.
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