FRENCH, SAMUEL S. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company E, 7th Michigan Infantry. Place and date: At Fair Oaks, Va., 31 May 1862.

Entered service at:   Gifford, Mich.

Birth:   Erie County, N.Y.

Date of issue:   24 October 1895.

Citation:   Continued fighting, although wounded, until he fainted from loss of blood.

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)