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PATTERSON, JOHN

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With one companion, voluntarily went in front of the Union lines, under a heavy fire from the enemy, and carried back a helpless, wounded comrade, thus saving him from death or capture.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Principal Musician 122d Ohio Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Morgan County, Ohio

Citation

With one companion, voluntarily went in front of the Union lines, under a heavy fire from the enemy, and carried back a helpless, wounded comrade, thus saving him from death or capture.