of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
MERRITT, JOHN G.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company K, 1st Minnesota Infantry. Place and
Date: At Bull Run, Va., 21 July 1861. Birth: New York. Date
Of Issue: 1 April 1880.
Gallantry in action; was wounded while capturing flag in advance of his regiment.
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