JOHNSON, RUEL M. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Major, 100th Indiana Infantry.
Place and date:   At Chattanooga, Tenn., 25 November 1863.

Entered service at:   Goshen Ind.

Birth:   ?.

Date of issue:   24 August 1896.

Citation:   While in command of the regiment bravely exposed himself to the fire of the enemy, encouraging and cheering his men.

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)