of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
SWEATT, JOSEPH S. G.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company C, 6th Massachusetts Infantry. Place
and Date: At Carrsville, Va., 15 May 1863. Entered Service At: Lowell, Mass. Born:
23 October 1843, Boscawen, N.H. Date Of Issue: 22 March 1892.
When ordered to retreat this soldier turned and rushed back to the front, in the face
of heavy fire of the enemy, in an endeavor to rescue his wounded comrades, remaining by
them until overpowered and taken prisoner.
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