CARSON, ANTHONY J.
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company H, 43d
Infantry, U.S. Volunteers. Place and Date: At Catubig, Samar, Philippine Islands,
15-19 April 1900. Entered Service At: Malden, Mass. Birth: Boston, Mass. Date
of Issue: 4 January 1906.
Assumed command of a detachment of the company which
had survived an overwhelming attack of the enemy, and by his bravery and untiring efforts
and the exercise of extraordinary good judgment in the handling of his men successfully
withstood for 2 days the attacks of a large force of the enemy, thereby saving the lives
of the survivors and protecting the wounded until relief came.