WEEKS, JOHN H. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company H, 152d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864.

Entered service at:   Hartwick Seminary, N.Y. Born: 15 March 1845, Hampton, Conn.

Date of issue:   1 December 1864.

Citation:   Capture of flag and color bearer using an empty cocked rifle while outnumbered 5 or 6.

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)