LIVINGSTON, JOSIAH O.
Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant, and Adjutant, 9th Vermont Infantry. Place
and Date: At Newport Barracks, N.C., 2 February 1864. Entered Service At:
Marshfield, Vt. Birth: Walden, Vt. Date of Issue: 8 September 1891.
When, after desperate res1stance, the small garrison had been driven back to the river
by a vastly superior force, this officer, while a small force held back the enemy,
personally fired the railroad bridge, and, although wounded himself, assisted a wounded
officer over the burning structure.