of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
DOWNS, HENRY W.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company I, 8th Vermont Infantry. Place and
Date: At Winchester, Va., 19 September 1864. Entered Service At: Newfane, Vt. Birth:
Jamaica, Vt. Date of Issue: 13 December 1893.
With one comrade, voluntarily crossed an open field, exposed to a raking fire, and
returned with a supply of ammunition, successfully repeating the attempt a short time
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