CHANDLER, HENRY F. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company E, 59th Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date:   At Petersburg, Va., 17 June 1864.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Andover, Mass.

Date of issue:   30 March 1898.

Citation:   Though seriously wounded in a bayonet charge and directed to go to the rear he declined to do so, but remained with his regiment and helped to carry the breastworks.

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)