of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
SHIEL (SHIELDS), JOHN
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company E, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry. Place
and Date: At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862. Entered Service At:
Cressonville, Pa. Date Of Issue: 21 January 1897.
Carried a dangerously wounded comrade into the Union lines, thereby preventing his
capture by the enemy.
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