KOUNTZ, JOHN S. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Musician, Company G, 37th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Missionary Ridge, Tenn., 25 November 1863. Entered service at: Maumee, Ohio.

Birth:   Maumee, Ohio.

Date of issue:   13 August 1895.

Citation:   Seized a musket and joined in the charge in which 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)