of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
GREGG, JOSEPH O.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company F, 133d Ohio Infantry. Place and
Date: Near the Richmond & Petersburg Ry., Va., 16 June 1864. Born: 5
January 1841, Circleville, Ohio. Date of Issue: 13 May 1899.
Voluntarily returned to the breastworks which his regiment had been forced to abandon
to notify 3 missing companies that the regiment was falling back; found the enemy already
in the works, refused a demand to surrender, returning to his command under a concentrated
fire, several bullets passing through his hat and clothing.
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