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PAY, BYRON

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Was one of a detachment of 16 men who heroically defended a wagon train against the attack of 125 cavalry, repulsed the attack, and saved the train.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company H, 2d Minnesota Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 LeRoy Township, Jefferson County, New York

Citation

Was one of a detachment of 16 men who heroically defended a wagon train against the attack of 125 cavalry, repulsed the attack, and saved the train.