RAND, CHARLES F. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company K, 12th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Blackburns Ford, Va., 18 July 1861.

Entered service at:   Batavia, N.Y.

Birth:   Batavia, N.Y.

Date of issue:   23 October 1897.

Citation:   Remained in action when a part of his regiment broke in disorder, joined another company, and fought with it through the remainder of the engagement.

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)