CIVIL WAR MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS

CIVIL WAR MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS

TOPIC

LOUISIANA

CORP. JEAN J. BEAUFORT

    The President of the United States
    in the name of
    The Congress
    takes pleasure in presenting the

    Medal of Honor

    to

    Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company A, 2d Louisiana Infantry. Place and Date: At Port Hudson, La., about 20 May 1863. Entered service: New Orleans, La. Birth: France. Date of Issue: 20 July 1897.

    CITATION:

    Volunteered to go within the enemy's lines and at the head of a party of 8 destroyed a signal station, thereby greatly aiding in the operations against Port Hudson that immediately followed.


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