of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
HADLEY, CORNELIUS M.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company F, 9th Michigan Cavalry. Place and
Date: At siege of Knoxville, Tenn., 20 November 1863. Entered Service At:
Adrian, Mich. Born: 27 April 1838, Sandy Creek, Oswego County, N.Y. Date of
Issue: 5 April 1898.
With one companion, voluntarily carried through the enemy's lines important dispatches
from Gen. Grant to Gen. Burnside, then besieged within Knoxville, and brought back
replies, his comrade's horse being killed and the man taken prisoner.
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