of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
CURTIS, JOHN C.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant Major, 9th Connecticut Infantry. Place and
Date: At Baton Rouge, La., 5 August 1862. Entered Service At: Bridgeport, Conn.
Birth: Bridgeport, Conn. Date of Issue: 16 December 1896.
Voluntarily sought the line of battle and alone and unaided captured 2 prisoners,
driving them before him to regimental headquarters at the point of the bayonet.
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