of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
MILES, NELSON A.
Rank and Organization: Colonel, 61st New York Infantry. Place and Date:
At Chancellorsville, Va., 2_3 May 1863. Entered Service At: Roxbury, Mass. Birth:
Westminster, Mass. Date Of Issue: 23 July 1892.
Distinguished gallantry while holding with his command an advanced position against
repeated assaults by a strong force of the enemy; was severely wounded.
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