ESTES, LEWELLYN G. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Captain and Assistant Adjutant General, Volunteers.
Place and date:   At Flint River, Ga., 30 August 1864.

Entered service at:   Penobscot, Maine.

Birth:   Oldtown, Maine.

Date of issue:   29 August 1894.

Citation:   Voluntarily led troops in a charge over a burning bridge.

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)