CLAUSEN, CHARLES H. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   First lieutenant, Company H, 61st Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864. Entered service at: Philadelphia, Pa.

Birth:   Philadelphia, Pa.

Date of issue:   25 June 1892.

Citation:   Although severely wounded, he led the regiment against the enemy, under a terrific fire, and saved a battery from 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)