CLARKE, DAYTON P. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Captain, Company F, 2d Vermont Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864.

Entered service at:   Hermon, N.Y.

Birth:   Hermon, N.Y.

Date of issue:   30 June 1892.

Citation:   Distinguished conduct in a desperate hand-to-hand fight while commanding the regiment.

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)