CHAMBERLAIN, ORVILLE T. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Second Lieutenant, Company G, 74th Indiana Infantry.
Place and date:   At Chickamauga, Ga., 20 September 1863. Entered service at: Elkhart, Ind.

Birth:   Kosciusko County, Ind.

Date of issue:   1 I March 1896.

Citation:   While exposed to a galling fire, went in search of another regiment, found its location, procured ammunition from the men thereof, and returned with the ammunition to his own company.

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)