CADWELL, LUMAN L. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company B, 2d New York Veteran Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Alabama Bayou, La., 20 September 1864. Entered service at:?.

Birth:   Broome, N.Y.

Date of issue:   17 August 1894.

Citation:   Swam the bayou under fire of the enemy and captured and brought off a boat by means of which the command crossed and routed the enemy.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)