CORLISS, STEPHEN P. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   First Lieutenant, Company F, 4th New York Heavy Artillery.
Place and date:   At South Side Railroad, Va., 2 April 1865. Entered service at: ?. Born: 26 July 1842, Albany, N.Y.

Date of issue:   17 January 1895.

Citation:   Raised the fallen colors and, rushing forward in advance of the troops, placed them on the enemy's works.

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)