CHANDLER, STEPHEN E. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Quartermaster Sergeant, Company A, 24th New York Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Amelia Springs, Va., 5 April 1865. Entered service at: Granby, Oswego County, N.Y.

Birth:   Michigan.

Date of issue:   4 April 1898.

Citation:   Under severe fire of the enemy and of the troops in retreat, went between the lines to the assistance of a wounded and helpless comrade, and rescued him from death or capture.

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)