QUAY, MATTHEW S. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Colonel, 134th Pennsylvania Infantry. Place and date: At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862.

Entered service at:   Beaver County, Pa. Born: 30 September 1833, Dilkburg, Pa.

Date of issue:   9 July 1888.

Citation:   Although out of service, he voluntarily resumed duty on the eve of battle and took a conspicuous part in the charge on the heights.

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)