READ, MORTON A. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Lieutenant, Company D, 8th New York Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Appomattox Station, Va., 8 April 1865. Entered service at: Brockport, N.Y.

Birth:   Brockport, N.Y.

Date of issue:   3 May 1865.

Citation:   Capture of flag of 1st Texas Infantry (C.S.A.).

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)