U.S. ARMY

SIMEON T JOSSELYN

Rank:

FIRST LIEUTENANT

Conflict/Era:

U.S. CIVIL WAR

Unit/Command:

COMPANY C, 13TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

Military Service Branch:

U.S. ARMY

Medal of Honor Action Date:

NOVEMBER 25, 1863

Medal of Honor Action Place:

MISSIONARY RIDGE, TENNESSEE

Citation:

While commanding his company, deployed as skirmishers, Josselyn came upon a large body of the enemy, taking a number of them prisoner. Lt. Josselyn himself shot their color bearer, seized the colors, and brought them back to his regiment.

Additional Information:

Awarded Posthumously:

NO

Born:

JANUARY 14, 1842, BUFFALO, ERIE COUNTY, NEW YORK

Died:

APRIL 4, 1905, SKAGWAY, ARKANSAS

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