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McVEANE, JOHN

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Shot a Confederate color bearer and seized the flag; also approached, alone, a barn between the lines and demanded and received the surrender of a number of the enemy therein.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal Company D, 49th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Toronto, Canada

Citation

Shot a Confederate color bearer and seized the flag; also approached, alone, a barn between the lines and demanded and received the surrender of a number of the enemy therein.