JELLISON, BENJAMIN H. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company C, 19th Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date:   At Gettysburg, Pa., 3 July 1863.

Entered service at:   Newburyport, Mass.

Birth:   Newburyport, Mass.

Date of issue:   1 December 1864.

Citation:   Capture of flag of 57th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.). He also assisted in taking prisoners.

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)