of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
TINKHAM, EUGENE M.
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company H, 148th New York Infantry. Place
and Date: At Cold Harbor, Va., 3 June 1864. Birth: Sprague, Conn. Date
Of Issue: 5 April 1898.
Though himself wounded, voluntarily left the rifle pits, crept out between the lines
and, exposed to the severe fire of the enemy's guns at close range, brought within the
lines 2 wounded and helpless comrades.
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