of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
HERRON, FRANCIS J.
Rank and Organization: Lieutenant Colonel, 9th Iowa Infantry. Place and Date:
At Pea Ridge, Ark., 7 May 1862. Entered Service At: Pittsburgh, Pa. Born: 17
February 1837, Pittsburgh, Pa. Date of issue 26 September 1893.
Was foremost in leading his men, rallying them to repeated acts of daring, until
himself disabled and taken prisoner.
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