SHEA, JOSEPH H. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company K, 92d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chapins Farm, Va., 29 September 1864.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Baltimore, Md.

Date of issue:   March 1866.

Citation:   Gallantry in bringing wounded from the field under heavy 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)