LORD, WILLIAM - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Musician, Company C, 40th Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date:   At Drurys Bluff, Va., 16 May 1864. Entered service at. Lawrence, Mass.

Birth:   England. Date ·r issue. 4 April 1898.

Citation:   Went to the assistance of a wounded officer Iying helpless between the lines, and under fire from both sides removed him to a place of safety.

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)