Back to recipients

BLACK, JOHN

black john c

Gallantly charged the position of the enemy at the head of his regiment, after two other regiments had been repulsed and driven down the hill, and captured a battery; was severely wounded.

Read More...

Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel (highest rank: Brevet Brigadier General) 37th Illinois Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Lexington, Holmes County, Mississippi

Citation

Gallantly charged the position of the enemy at the head of his regiment, after two other regiments had been repulsed and driven down the hill, and captured a battery; was severely wounded.