of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
MOFFITT, JOHN H.
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company C, 16th New York Infantry. Place and
Date: At Gaines Mill, Va., 27 June 1862. Entered Service At: Plattsburg, N.Y. Born:
8 January 1843, Chazy, Clinton County, N.Y. Date Of Issue: 3 March 1891.
Voluntarily took up the regimental colors after several color bearers had been shot
down and carried them until himself wounded.
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