CHAPIN, ALARIC B. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company G, 142d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Fisher, N.C., 15 January 1865.

Entered service at:   Pamelia, N.Y.

Birth:   Ogdensburg, N.Y.

Date of issue:   28 December 1914.

Citation:   Voluntarily advanced with the head of the column and cut down the palisading.

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)