of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
EVANS, JAMES R.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company H, 62d New York Infantry. Place and
Date: At Wilderness, Va., 5 May 1864. Entered Service At: New York, N.Y. Birth:
New York, N.Y. Date of Issue: 25 February 1895.
Went out in front of the line under a fierce fire and, in the face of the rapidly
advancing enemy, rescued the regimental flag with which the color bearer had fallen.
Citation Courtesy of www.HomeOfHeroes.com
Of Honor Special Sections
of the MOH
Each of the
individual citations in this section should be printable as a single, full page similar to
the one at right. If you have any problems getting a finished page like the one
shown, click on it to access our PRINT HELPS page.