CILLEY, CLINTON A. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain, Company C, 2d Minnesota Infantry. Place and date: At Chickamauga, Ga., 20 September 1863.

Entered service at:   Sasioja, Minn.

Birth:   Rockingham County, N.H.

Date of issue:   12 June 1895.

Citation:   Seized the colors of a retreating regiment and led it into the thick of the attack.

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)