CONAWAY, JOHN W. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company C, 83d Indiana Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863.

Entered service at:   Hartford, Ind.

Birth:   Dearborn County, Ind.

Date of issue:   11 August 1894.

Citation:   Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."

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)