The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
LONGFELLOW, RICHARD M.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company A, 1st
North Dakota Volunteer Infantry. Place and Date: Near San Isidro Philippine
Islands, 16 May 1899. Entered Service At: Mandan, N. Dak. Birth: Logan
County, Ill, Date of Issue: Unknown.
With 21 other scouts charged across a burning bridge,
under heavy fire, and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly
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