FREEMAN, HENRY B. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   First Lieutenant, 18th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Stone River, Tenn., 31 December 1862.

Entered service at:   Mount Vernon, Ohio.

Birth:   Mount Vernon, Ohio.

Date of issue:   17 February 1894.

Citation:   Voluntarily went to the front and picked up and carried to a place of safety, under a heavy fire from the enemy, an acting field officer who had been wounded, and was about to fall into enemy hands.

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)