of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
RHODES, JULIUS D.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company F, 5th New York Cavalry. Place and
Date: At Thoroughfare Gap, Va., 28 August 1862. At Bull Run, Va., 30 August 1862. Entered
Service At: Springville, N.Y. Birth: Monroe County, Mich. Date Of Issue:
9 March 1887.
After having had his horse shot under him in the fight at Thoroughfare Gap, Va., he
voluntarily joined the 105th New York Volunteers and was conspicuous in the advance on the
enemy's lines. Displayed gallantry in the advance on the skirmish line at Bull Run, Va.,
where he was wounded.
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