of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
TOMPKINS, AARON B.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company G, 1st New Jersey Cavalry. Place and
Date: At Sailors Creek, Va., 5 April 1865. Birth: Orange, Essex
County, N.J. Date Of Issue: 3 July 1865.
Charged into the enemy's ranks and captured a battle flag, having a horse shot under
him and his cheeks and shoulders cut with a saber.
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