of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
BURK, E. MICHAEL
Rank and Organization: Private, Company D, 125th New York Infantry. Place and
Date: At Spotslvania, Va., 12 May 1864. Entered Service At: Troy, N.Y. Birth:
Ireland. Date of Issue: 1 December 1864.
Capture of flag, seizing it as his regiment advanced over the enemy's works. He
received a bullet wound in the chest while capturing flag.
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