of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
SWIFT, HARLAN J.
Rank and Organization: Second Lieutenant, Company H, 2d Mew York Militia
Regiment. Place and Date: At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864. Entered Service At:
New York. Birth: New Hudson, N.Y. Date Of Issue: 20 July 1897.
Having advanced with his regiment and captured the enemy's line, saw 4 of the enemy
retiring toward their second line of works. He advanced upon them alone, compelled their
surrender and regained his regiment with the 4 prisoners.
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