of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
CURTIS, JOSIAH M.
Rank and Organization: Second Lieutenant, Company I, 12th West Virginia
Infantry. Place and Date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865. Entered Service At:
Ohio County, W. Va. Birth: Ohio County, W. Va. Date of Issue: 12 May 1865.
Seized the colors of his regiment after 2 color bearers had fallen, bore them
gallantly, and was among the first to gain a foothold, with his flag, inside the enemy's
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