of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
BROWN, HENRI LE FEVRE
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company B, 72d New York Infantry. Place and
Date: At Wilderness, Va., 6 May 1864. Entered Service At: Ellicott, N.Y. Birth:
Jamestown, N.Y. Date of Issue: 23 June 1896.
Voluntarily and under a heavy fire from the enemy, 3 times crossed the field of battle
with a load of ammunition in a blanket on his back, thus supplying the Federal forces,
whose ammunition had nearly all been expended, and enabling them to hold their position
until reinforcement arrived, when the enemy were driven from their position.
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