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

Henry H Nash

Details
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    47th Ohio Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 3, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Citation
Was one of a party that volunteered and attempted to run the enemy's batteries with a steam tug and two barges loaded with subsistence stores.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: February 15, 1909
  • Born: March 4, 1842, Lenawee County, MI, United States
  • Died: March 30, 1917, Palmyra, MI, United States
  • Buried: Palmyra Cemetery (MH), Palmyra, MI, United States
 

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