McCAUSLlN, JOSEPH - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company D, 12th West Virginia Infantry.
Place and date:   At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865.

Entered service at:   Ohio County, W. Va.

Birth:   Ohio County, W. Va.

Date of issue:   12 May 1865.

Citation:   Conspicuous gallantry as color bearer in the assault on Fort Gregg.

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)