of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
SPRAGUE, JOHN W.
Rank and Organization: Colonel, 63d Ohio Infantry. Place and Date: At
Decatur, Ga., 22 July 1862. Entered Service At: Sandusky, Ohio Born: 4 April
1817, White Creek, N.Y. Date Of Issue: 18 January 1894.
With a small command defeated an overwhelming force of the enemy and saved the trains
of the corps.
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