MAXHAM, LOWELL M. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company F, 7th Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date:   At Fredericksburg, Va., 3 May 1863.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Carver, Mass.

Date of issue:   24 August 1896.

Citation:   Though severely wounded and in face of a deadly fire from the enemy at short range, he rushed bravely forward and was among the first to enter the enemy's works on the crest of Marye's Heights and helped to plant his regimental colors there.

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)