BOURKE, JOHN G.
Rank and organization: Private, Company E, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Place and date: At Stone River, Tenn., 31 December
1862-1 January 1863. Entered service at: Chicago, Ill. Birth: Philadelphia, Pa. Date of issue: 16 November 1887. Citation:
Gallantry in action.
Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company H, 7th Wisconsin Infantry. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 1 July 1863.
Entered service at: Boscobel, Wis. Birth: Grant County, Wis. Date of issue: 29 June 1866. Citation: Unsurpassed courage in
battle, where he had both eyes shot out.
DUNCAN, JAMES K. L.
Rank and organization: Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1845, Frankfort, Pa. Accredited to: Pennsylvania. G.O. No.: 32,
16 April 1864. Citation: Served on board the U.S.S. Fort Hindman during the engagement near Harrisonburg, La., 2 March
1864. Following a shellburst at one of the guns which started a fire at the cartridge tie, Duncan immediately seized the burning
cartridge, took it from the gun and threw it overboard, despite the immediate danger to himself. Carrying out his duties through
the entire engagement, Duncan served courageously during this action in which the Fort Hindman was raked severely with shot
and shell from the enemy guns.
Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company A, 55th Pennsylvania Infantry. Place and date: At Chapins Farm, Va., 29
September 1864. Entered service at: Chest Springs, Pa. Birth: Cambria County, Pa. Date of issue: 6 April 1865. Citation:
Gallantry in the charge on the enemy's works: rushing forward with the colors and calling upon the men to follow him; was
Rank and organization: Private, Company E, 37th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg Miss., 22 May 1863. Entered
service at: Chillicothe, Ohio. Birth: Chillicothe, Ohio. Date of issue: 19 November 1897. Citation: Voluntarily and under fire
went to the rescue of a wounded comrade Iying between the lines, gave him water, and brought him off the field.
HENRY, GUY V.
Rank and organization: Colonel, 40th Massachusetts Infantry. Place and date: At Cold Harbor, Va., 1 June 1864. Entered
service at: Reading Pa. Birth: Fort Smith, Indian Ter. Date of issue: 5 December 1893. Citation: Led the assaults of his brigade
upon the enemy's works, where he had 2 horses shot under him.
HOWE, ORION P.
Rank and organization: Musician, Company C, 55th Illinois Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 19 May 1863.
Entered service at: Woken, Ill. Birth: Portage County, Ohio. Date of issue: 2 3 April 1896. Citation: A drummer boy, 14 years
of age, and severely wounded and exposed to a heavy fire from the enemy, he persistently remained upon the field of battle
until he had reported to Gen. W. T. Sherman the necessity of supplying cartridges for the use of troops under command of
JOSSELYN, SIMEON T.
Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company C, 13th Illinois Infantry. Place and date: At Missionary Ridge, Tenn., 25
November 1863. Entered service at: Amboy, Ill. Born: 14 January 1842, Buffalo, N.Y. Date of issue: 4 April 1898. Citation:
While commanding his company, deployed as skirmishers, 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.