The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
LAWTON, LOUIS B.
Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant, 9th U.S. Infantry. Place and
Date: At Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900. Entered Service at: Auburn, N.Y. Birth:
Independence, lowa. Date of i55ue: 11 March 1902.
Carried a message and guided reinforcements across a wide and fireswept space,
during which he was thrice wounded.
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