of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
WOODRUFF, CARLE A.
Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant, 2d U.S. Artillery. Place and Date:
At Newbys Crossroads, Va., 24 July 1863. Entered Service At: Washington, D.C. Born:
Buffalo, N.Y. Date Of Issue: 1 September 1893.
While in command of a section of a battery constituting a portion of the rear guard of
a division then retiring before the advance of a corps of Infantry was attacked by the
enemy and ordered to abandon his guns. Lt. Woodruff disregarded the orders received and
aided in repelling the attack and saving the guns.
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