of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
BARBER, JAMES A.
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company G, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery. Place
and Date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865. Entered Service At: Westerly, R.I. Birth:
Westerly, R.I. Date of Issue: 20 June 1866.
Was one of a detachment of 20 picked artillerymen who voluntarily accompanied an
infantry assaulting party, and who turned upon the enemy the guns captured in the assault.
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