BLUNT, JOHN W. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   First Lieutenant, Company K, 6th New York Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Cedar Creek, Va., 19 October 1864. Entered service at. Chatham, Four Corners, N.Y.

Birth:   Columbia County, N.Y.

Date of issue:   Unknown.

Citation:   Voluntarily led a charge across a narrow bridge over the creek, against the lines of 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)