of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
SWIFT, FREDERIC W.
Rank and Organization: Lieutenant Colonel, 17th Michigan Infantry. Place and
Date: At Lenoire Station, Tenn., 16 November 1863. Entered Service At:
Michigan. Born: 30 January 1831, Mansfield Center, Conn. Date Of Issue: 15
Gallantly seized the colors and rallied the regiment after 3 color bearers had been
shot and the regiment, having become demoralized, was in imminent danger of capture.
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