BOSS, ORLANDO - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company F, 25th Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date:   At Cold Harbor, Va., 3 June 1864.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Fitchburg, Mass.

Date of issue:   10 May 1888.

Citation:   Rescued his lieutenant, who was Iying between the lines mortally wounded; this under a heavy fire 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)