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CMOHS.org - Corporal CARSON, ANTHONY J., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

CARSON, ANTHONY J.

Rank: Corporal
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company H
Division: 43d Infantry
Born: Boston, Mass.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Malden, Mass.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 01/04/1906
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Catubig, Samar, Philippine Islands, 15-19 April 1900
 
 


CARSON, ANTHONY J. Photo
 
Citation

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.