U.S. ARMY

Henry A. Barnum

Rank:

Conflict/Era:

U.S. CIVIL WAR

Unit/Command:

149TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

Military Service Branch:

U.S. ARMY

Medal of Honor Action Date:

NOVEMBER 23, 1863

Medal of Honor Action Place:

CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE

Citation:

Although suffering severely from wounds, he led his regiment, inciting his men to greater action by word and example until again severely wounded.

Additional Information:

Awarded Posthumously:

NO

Born:

SEPTEMBER 24, 1833, JAMESVILLE, ONONDAGA COUNTY, NEW YORK

Died:

JANUARY 29, 1892, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

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