JOHNSON, WALLACE W. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company G, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves.
Place and date:   At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863.

Entered service at:   Waverly, N.Y.

Birth:   Newfield, N.Y.

Date of issue:   8 August 1900.

Citation:   With five other volunteers gallantly charged on a number of the enemy's sharpshooters concealed in a log house, captured them, and brought them into the Union lines.

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)