STRONG, JAMES N. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company C, 49th Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date:   At Port Hudson, La., 27 May 1863.

Entered service at:   Pittsfield, Mass.

Birth:   ?.

Date of issue:   25 November 1893.

Citation:   Volunteered in response to a call and took part in the movement that was made upon the enemy's works under a heavy fire therefrom in advance of the general assault.

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)