KIRK, JONATHAN C. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain, Company F, 20th Indiana Infantry. Place and date: At North Anna River, Va., 23 May 1864.

Entered service at:   Wilmington, Ohio.

Birth:   Clinton County, Ohio.

Date of issue:   13 June 1894.

Citation:   Volunteered for dangerous service and single-handedly captured 13 armed Confederate soldiers and marched them to the rear.

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)