PAYNE, IRVIN C. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company M, 2d New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., 6 April 1865.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Wayne County, Pa.

Date of issue:   3 May 1865.

Citation:   Capture of Virginia State colors.

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)