of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
FASSETT, JOHN B.
Rank and Organization: Captain, Company F, 23d Pennsylvania Infantry. Place
and Date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863. Entered Service At: Philadelphia,
Pa. Birth: Philadelphia, Pa. Date of Issue: 29 December 1894.
While acting as an aide, voluntarily led a regiment to the relief of a battery and
recaptured its guns from the enemy.
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