of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
MERRIAM, HENRY C.
Rank and Organization: Lieutenant Colonel, 73d U.S. Colored Troops. Place and
Date: At Fort Blakely, Ala., 9 April 1865. Entered Service At: Houlton, Maine. Birth:
Houlton, Maine. Date Of Issue: 28 June 1894.
Volunteered to attack the enemy's works in advance of orders and, upon permission being
given, made a most gallant assault.
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