of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
WEIR, HENRY C.
Rank and Organization: Captain and Assistant Adjutant General, U.S. Volunteers. Place
and Date: At St. Mary's Church, Va., 24 June 1864. Birth: West
Point, N.Y. Date Of Issue: 18 Nay 1899.
The division being hard pressed and falling back, this officer dismounted, gave his
horse to a wounded officer, and thus enabled him to escape. Afterwards, on foot, Captain
Weir rallied and took command of some stragglers and helped to repel the last charge of
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