SEAMAN, ELISHA B - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company A, 66th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Chancellorsville, Va. 2 May 1863.

Entered service at:   Logan County, Ohio.

Birth:   Logan County, Ohio.

Date of issue:   24 June 1892.

Citation:   Was 1 of party of 4 who voluntarily brought into the Union lines, under fire, a wounded Confederate officer from whom was obtained valuable information concerning the enemy.

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)