of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
DELAND, FREDERICK N.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company B, 40th Massachusetts Infantry. Place
and Date: At Port Hudson, La., 27 May 1863. Born: 25 December 1843, Sheffield,
Mass. Date of Issue: 22 June 1896.
Volunteered in response to a call and, under a heavy fire from the enemy, advanced and
assisted in filling with fascines a ditch which presented a serious obstacle to the troops
attempting to take the works of the enemy by assault.
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