of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
BARKER, NATHANIEL C.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company E, 11th New Hampshire Infantry. Place
and Date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864. Entered Service At: Manchester,
N.H. Born: 28 September 1836, Piermont, N.H. Date of Issue: 23 September
Six color bearers of the regiment having been killed, he voluntarily took both flags of
the regiment and carried them through the remainder of the battle.
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