SEARS, CYRUS - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   First Lieutenant, 11th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery.
Place and date:   At Iuka, Miss., 19 September 1862.

Entered service at:   Bucyrus, Ohio. Born: 10 March 1832, Delaware County, N.Y.

Date of issue:   31 December 1892.

Citation:   Although severely wounded, fought his battery until the cannoneers and horses were nearly all killed or wounded.

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)