MOFFITT, JOHN H. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company C, 16th New York Infantry.
Place and date:   At Gaines Mill, Va., 27 June 1862.

Entered service at:   Plattsburg, N.Y. Born. 8 January 1843, Chazy, Clinton County, N.Y. Date of issue: 3 March 1891.

Citation:   Voluntarily took up the regimental colors after several color bearers had been shot down and carried them until himself 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)