of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
JOSSELYN, SIMEON T.
Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant, Company C, 13th Illinois Infantry. Place
and Date: At Missionary Ridge, Tenn., 25 November 1863. Entered Service At:
Amboy, Ill. Born: 14 January 1842, Buffalo, N.Y. Date of Issue: 4 April
While commanding his company, deployed as skirmishers, came upon a large body of the
enemy, taking a number of them prisoner. Lt. Josselyn himself shot their color bearer,
seized the colors and brought them back to his regiment.
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