BOUTWELL, JOHN W. - Medal of Honor Recipient



Rank and organization:   Private, Company B, 18th New Hampshire Infantry.
Place and date:   At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Hanover, N.H.

Date of issue:   Unknown.

Citation:   Brought off from the picket line, under heavy fire, a comrade who had been shot through both legs.

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)