Congressional Medal of Honor Society Receives More Awards for Documentaries

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Congressional Medal of Honor Society

Stories of Sacrifice

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

John W Boutwell

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    18th New Hampshire Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Brought off from the picket line, under heavy fire, a comrade who had been shot through both legs.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: West Lebanon, Grafton County, New Hampshire
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: August 3, 1845, Hanover, Grafton County, NH, United States
  • Died: December 11, 1920
  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (MH) (33-2937), Arlington, VA, United States

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