of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
CHURCHILL, SAMUEL J.
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company G, 2d Illinois Light Artillery. Place
and Date: At Nashville, Tenn., 15 December 1864. Entered Service At: DeKalb
County, Ill. Birth: Rutland County, Vt. Date of Issue: 20 January 1897.
When the fire of the enemy's batteries compelled the men of his detachment for a short
time to seek shelter, he stood manfully at his post and for some minutes worked his gun
Citation Courtesy of www.HomeOfHeroes.com
Of Honor Special Sections
of the MOH
Each of the
individual citations in this section should be printable as a single, full page similar to
the one at right. If you have any problems getting a finished page like the one
shown, click on it to access our PRINT HELPS page.