b. 11/03/1836 London, England. d. 14/06/1912 ?
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 07/04/1865 Farmville, Virginia.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. Ludgate served as a Captain, Company G, 59th New York Veteran Infantry. He was awarded his medal for service at Farmville, Virginia, on April 7. 1865, during the Civil War. His citation reads-Gallantry and promptness in rallying his men and advancing with a small detachment to save a bridge about to be fired by the enemy. He did not receive his Medal until August 10, 1889, 34 years after the incident at Farmville.
Gallantry and promptness in rallying his men and advancing with a small detachment to save a bridge about to be fired by the enemy.
BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.
SECTION 3, GRAVE 1488.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: GETTYSBURG MUSEUM OF HISTORY, GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA. ( ON LOAN FROM FAMILY)