CUTCHEON, BYRON M. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Major, 20th Michigan Infantry.
Place and date:   At Horseshoe Bend, Ky., 10 May 1863.

Entered service at:   Ypsilanti, Mich. Born: 11 May 1 836, Pembroke, N.H.

Date of issue:   29 June 1891.

Citation:   Distinguished gallantry in leading his regiment in a charge on a house occupied by the enemy.

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)