SAGELHURST, JOHN C. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company B, 1st New Jersey Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Hatchers Run, Va., 6 February 1865. Entered service at: Buffalo, N.Y.

Birth:   Buffalo, N.Y.

Date of issue:   3 January 1906.

Citation:   Under a heavy fire from the enemy carried off the field a commissioned officer who was severely wounded and also led a charge on the enemy's rifle pits.

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)