BALDWIN, FRANK D. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain, Company D, 19th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant, 5th U.S. Infantry.
Place and date:   At Peach Tree Creek, Ga., 12 July 1864.

Entered service at:   Constantine, Mich.

Birth:   Michigan. Date of issue: 3 December 1891. Second award.

Citation:   Led his company in a countercharge at Peach Tree Creek, Ga., 12 July 1864, under a galling fire ahead of his own men, and singly entered the enemy's line, capturing and bringing back 2 commissioned officers, fully armed, besides a guidon of a Georgia regiment.

Second Award

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)