OSBORNE, WILLIAM H. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company C, 29th Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date:   At Malvern Hill, Va., 1 July 1862.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Scituate, Mass.

Date of issue:   1 April 1898.

Citation:   Although wounded and carried to the rear, he secured a rifle and voluntarily returned to the front, where, failing to find his own regiment, he joined another and fought with it until again severely wounded and taken prisoner.

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)