BEYER, HILLARY - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Second Lieutenant, Company H, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862. Entered service at: Philadelphia, Pa.

Birth:   ?.

Date of issue:   30 October 1896.

Citation:   After his command had been forced to fall back, remained alone on the line of battle, caring for his wounded comrades and carrying one of them to a place of safety.

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)