of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
BECKWITH, WALLACE A.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company F, 21st Connecticut Infantry. Place
and Date: At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862. Entered Service At: New
London, Conn. Birth: New London, Conn. Date of Issue: 15 February 1897.
Gallantly responded to a call for volunteers to man a battery, serving with great
heroism until the termination of the engagement.
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