of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
CORSON, JOSEPH K.
Rank and Organization: Assistant Surgeon, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves (35th
Pennsylvania Volunteers). Place and Date: Near Bristoe Station, Va., 14 October
1863. Entered Service At: Philadelphia, Pa. Born: 26 November 1836, Plymouth
Meeting, Montgomery County, Pa. Date of Issue: 13 May 1899.
With one companion returned in the face of the enemy's heavy artillery fire and removed
to a place of safety a severely wounded soldier who had been left behind as the regiment
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