of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
BROWN, JOHN H.
Rank and Organization: First Sergeant, Company A, 47th Ohio Infantry. Place
and Date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 19 May 1863. Entered Service At: Cincinnati,
Ohio. Birth: Boston, Mass. Date of Issue: 24 August 1896.
Voluntarily carried a verbal message from Col. A. C. Parry to Gen. Hugh Ewing through a
terrific fire and in plain view of the enemy.
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