O'NEILL, STEPHEN - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company E, 7th U S. Infantry. Place and date: At Chancellorsville, Va., 1 May 1863.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   St. Johns, New Brunswick.

Date of issue:   28 September 1891.

Citation:   Took up the colors from the hands of the color bearer who had been shot down and bore them through the remainder of the battle.

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)