CIVIL WAR MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS

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CAPT. STEVENS HAZARD

    Rank and Organization: Captain and Assistant Adjutant General, U.S. Volunteers. Place and Date: At Fort Huger, Va., 19 April 1863. Entered Service At: Olympia, Washington Territory. Born: 9 June 1842, Newport, R.I. Date Of Issue: 13 June 1894.

    CITATION:

    Gallantly led a party that assaulted and captured the fort.

    FIRST LT. JOHN M. WILSON

      Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Engineers. Place and Date: At Malvern Hill, Va., 6 August 1862. Entered Service At: Washington Territory. Birth: Olympia, Washington Territory. Date Of Issue: 3 July 1897.

      CITATION:

      Remained on duty, while suffering from an acute illness and very weak, and participated in the action of that date. A few days previous he had been transferred to a staff corps, but preferred to remain until the close of the campaign, taking part in several actions.