TOBAN, JAMES W. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company C, 9th Michigan Cavalry. Place and date: At Aiken, S.C., 11 February 1865.

Entered service at:   Northfield, Mich. Born: 1844, Northfield, Mich.

Date of issue:   9 July 1896.

Citation:   Voluntarily and at great personal risk returned, in the face of the advance of the enemy, and rescued from impending death or capture, Maj. William C. Stevens, 9th Michigan Cavalry, who had been thrown from his horse.

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)