of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
*McVEANE, JOHN P.
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company D, 49th New York Infantry. Place and
Date: At Fredericksburg Heights, Va., 4 May 1863. Entered Service At: Buffalo,
N.Y. Birth: Canada. Date Of Issue: 21 September 1870.
Shot a Confederate color bearer and seized the flag; also approached, alone, a barn
between the lines and demanded and received the surrender of a number of the enemy
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