CASEY, HENRY - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company C, 20th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 April 1863.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Fayette County, Pa.,

Date of issue:   23 September 1897.

Citation:   Voluntarily served as one of the crew of a transport that passed the forts under a 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)