of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Captain of the Foretop, U.S. Navy. Born: Scotland.
Accredited To: Maine. G.O. No.: 11, 3 April 1863.
Captain of foretop, and a volunteer from the Colorado, McLeod served on board the
U.S.S. Pensacola during the attack upon Forts Jackson and St. Philip and the taking of New
Orleans, 24 and 25 April 1862. Acting as gun captain of the rifled howitzer aft which was
much exposed, he served this piece with great ability and activity, although no officer
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