of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
BLODGETT, WELLS H.
Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant, Company D, 37th Illinois Infantry. Place
and Date: At Newtonia, Mo., 30 September 1862. Entered Service At: Chicago,
Ill. Born: 29 January 1839, Downers Grove, Ill. Date of Issue: 15 February
With a single orderly, captured an armed picket of 8 men and marched them in prisoners.
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