CARR, EUGENE A. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Colonel, 3d Illinois Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Pea Ridge, Ark., 7 March 1862.

Entered service at:   Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y. Born: 10 March 1830, Boston Corner, Erie County, N.Y.

Date of issue:   16 January 1894.

Citation:   Directed the deployment of his command and held his ground, under a brisk fire of shot and shell in which he was several times wounded.

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)