of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
HOLTON, EDWARD A.
Rank and Organization: First Sergeant, Company I, 6th Vermont Infantry. Place
and Date: At Lees Mills, Va., 16 April 1862. Entered Service At: Williston, Vt.
Birth: Westminster, Vt. Date of Issue: 9 July 1892.
Rescued the colors of his regiment under heavy fire, the color bearer having been shot
down while the troops were in retreat.
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