SCHMIDT, WILLIAM - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company G, 37th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Missionary Ridge, Tenn., 25 November 1863. Entered service at: Maumee, Ohio.

Birth:   Tiffin, Ohio.

Date of issue:   9 November 1895. Citation. Rescued a wounded comrade under terrific fire.

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)