of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
STEELE, JOHN W.
Rank and Organization: Major and Aide-de-Camp, U.S. Volunteers. Place and
Date: At Spring Hill, Tenn., 29 November 1864. Entered Service At: Ohio. Birth:
Vermont. Date Of Issue: 28 September 1897.
During a night attack of the enemy upon the wagon and ammunition train of this
officer's corps, he gathered up a force of stragglers and others, assumed command of it,
though himself a staff officer, and attacked and dispersed the enemy's forces, thus saving
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