Congressional Medal of Honor Society

Stories of Sacrifice

  • Filter Recipient Database here
    • Service Branch
    • Conflict / Era
    • Additional Filters

U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Benjamin Franklin Tracy

  • Rank: Colonel (Highest Rank: Brevet Brigadier General)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    109th New York Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 6, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Wilderness Campaign, Virginia, USA
Seized the colors and led the regiment when other regiments had retired and then reformed his line and held it.
Medal of Honor Recipient Benjamin F. Tracy
Medal of Honor Recipient Benjamin F. Tracy
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Owego, Tioga County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 21, 1895
  • Born: April 26, 1830, Owego, Tioga County, NY, United States
  • Died: August 6, 1915, New York, NY, United States
  • Buried: The Green-Wood Cemetery (139-27142), Brooklyn, NY, United States

Questions? For More Information Contact Us!