JACKSON, FREDERICK R. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   First Sergeant, Company F, 7th Connecticut Infantry.
Place and date:   At James Island, S.C., 16 June 1862.

Entered service at:   New Haven, Conn.

Birth:   New Haven, Conn.

Date of issue:   1863.

Citation:   Having his left arm shot away in a charge on the enemy, he continued on duty, taking part in a second and a third charge until he fell exhausted from the 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)