of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
FURMAN, CHESTER S.
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company A, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves. Place
and Date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863. Birth: Columbia, Pa. Date of
Issue: 3 August 1897.
Was 1 of 6 volunteers who charged upon a log house near Devil's Den, where a squad of
the enemy's sharpshooters were sheltered, and compelled their surrender.
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