EVANS, IRA H. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain, Company B, 116th U.S. Colored Troops,
Place and date:   At Hatchers Run, Va., 2 April 1865.

Entered service at:   Barre, Vt. Born: 11 April 1844, Piermont, N.H.

Date of issue:   24 March 1892.

Citation:   Voluntarily passed between the lines, under a heavy fire from the enemy, and obtained important information.

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)