of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
WARD, NELSON W.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company M, 11th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Place
and Date: At Staunton River Bridge, Va., 25 June 1864. Birth:
Columbiana County, Ohio. Date Of Issue: 10 September 1897.
Voluntarily took part in a charge; went alone in front of his regiment under a heavy
fire to secure the body of his captain, who had been killed in the action.
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