BOURKE, JOHN G. - Medal of Honor Recipient

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.

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)