FASSETT, JOHN B. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain, Company F, 23d Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863.

Entered service at:   Philadelphia, Pa.

Birth:   Philadelphia, Pa.

Date of issue:   29 December 1894.

Citation:   While acting as an aide, voluntarily led a regiment to the relief of a battery and recaptured its guns from 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)