MacARTHUR, ARTHUR, JR. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   First Lieutenant, and Adjutant, 24th Wisconsin Infantry.
Place and date:   At Missionary Ridge, Tenn., 25 November 1863.

Entered service at:   Milwaukee, Wis.

Birth:   Springfield, Mass.

Date of issue:   30 June 1890.

Citation:   Seized the colors of his regiment at a critical moment and planted them on the captured works on the crest of Missionary Ridge.

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)