KNOX, EDWARD M. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Second Lieutenant, 15th New York Battery. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863.

Entered service at:   New York, N.Y.

Birth:   New York, N.Y.

Date of issue:   18 October 1892.

Citation:   Held his ground with the battery after the other batteries had fallen back until compelled to draw his piece off by hand; he was severely wounded.

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)