MORFORD, JEROME - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company K, 55th Illinois Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863.

Entered service at:   Bridgers Corner, Ill.

Birth:   Mercer County, Pa.

Date of issue:   2 September 1893.

Citation:   Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."

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)