JOHNSON, FOLLETT - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company H, 60th New York Infantry.
Place and date:   At New Hope Church, Ga., 27 May 1864.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   St. Lawrence, N.Y.

Date of issue:   6 April 1892.

Citation:   Voluntarily exposed himself to the fire of a Confederate sharpshooter, thus drawing fire upon himself and enabling his comrade to shoot the sharpshooter.

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)