BINGHAM, HENRY H. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain, Company G, 140th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Wilderness, Va., 6 May 1864.

Entered service at:   Cannonsburg, Pa. Born: 4 December 1841, Philadelphia, Pa.

Date of issue:   31 August 1893.

Citation:   Rallied and led into action a portion of the troops who had given way under the fierce assaults of the enemy.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)