CATLIN, ISAAC S. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Colonel, 109th New York Infantry.
Place and date:   At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864.

Entered service at:   Oswego, N.Y.

Birth:   New York.

Date of issue:   13 January 1899.

Citation:   In a heroic effort to rally the disorganized troops was disabled by a severe wound. While being carried from the field he recovered somewhat and bravely started to return to his command, when he received a second wound, which necessitated amputation of his right leg.

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)