ORR, CHARLES A. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company G, 187th New York Infantry.
Place and date:   At Hatchers Run, Va., 27 October 1864. Entered service at: Bennington, N.Y.

Birth:   Holland, N.Y.

Date of issue:   1 April 1898.

Citation:   This soldier and two others, voluntarily and under fire, rescued several wounded and helpless soldiers.

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)