RUTTER, JAMES M. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company C, 143d Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Gettysburg, Pa., 1 July 1863.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Wilkes_Barre, Pa.

Date of issue:   30 October 1896.

Citation:   At great risk of his life went to the assistance of a wounded comrade, and while under fire removed him to a place of safety.

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)