The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
GREELY, ADOLPHUS W.
Rank and organization: Major General, U.S.
Army, retired. Entered service at: Louisiana. Born: 27 March 1844,
Newburyport, Mass. G.O. No.: 3, W.D., 1935. Act of Congress, 21 March
For his life of splendid public
service, begun on 27 March 1844, having enlisted as a private in the U.S. Army on 26 July
1861, and by successive promotions was commissioned as major general 10 February 1906, and
retired by operation of law on his 64th birthday.
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