GION, JOSEPH - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company A, 74th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chancellorsville, Va., 2 May 1863.

Entered service at:   Allegheny County, Pa.

Birth:   ?.

Date of issue:   26 November 1884.

Citation:   Voluntarily and under heavy fire advanced toward the enemy's lines and secured valuable 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)