of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
BUCKINGHAM, DAVID E.
Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant, Company E, 4th Delaware Infantry. Place
and Date: At Rowanty Creek, Va., 5 February 1865. Born: 3 February 1840,
Pleasant Hill, Del. Date of Issue: 13 February 1895.
Swam the partly frozen creek, under fire, in the attempt to capture a crossing.
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