May 22, 1963 – This Day During The American Civil War – Medal of Honor recipient‘s in action during the Battle of Vicksburg.

May 22, 1963 – Medal of Honor recipient‘s in action during the Battle of Vicksburg.

Charles H. Kloth Medal of Honor recipient
George Kretsinger Medal of Honor recipient (June 20, 1844 – April 20, 1906)
Winthrop D. Putnam Medal of Honor recipient (September 18, 1837 – January 15, 1907)
James Dunne Medal of Honor recipient (December 26, 1840 to February 13, 1915)
William G. Stephens Medal of Honor recipient (26 Dec 1843 – 21 Mar 1904)
Patrick McGuire Medal of Honor recipient (June 1, 1832 – November 25, 1915)

Official Medal of Honor citation

for extraordinary heroism on 22 May 1863, while serving with Chicago Mercantile Battery, Illinois Light Artillery, in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi. They carried by hand, a cannon up to and fired it through an embrasure of the enemy’s works.

Charles H. Kloth Medal of Honor recipient
George Kretsinger Medal of Honor recipient
Winthrop D. Putnam Medal of Honor recipient
James Dunne Medal of Honor recipient
William G. Stephens Medal of Honor recipient
Patrick McGuire Medal of Honor recipient

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