NORTON, ELLIOTT M. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Second Lieutenant, Company H, 6th Michigan Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Sailors Creek, Va., 6 April 1865.

Entered service at:   Cooper, Mich.

Birth:   Connecticut.

Date of issue:   3 May 1865.

Citation:   Rushed ahead of his column and captured the flag of the 44th Tennessee Infantry (C.S.A.).

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)