SARGENT, JACKSON - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company D, 5th Vermont Infantry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865.

Entered service at:   Stowe, Vt.

Birth:   Stowe, Vt.

Date of issue:   28 October 1891.

Citation:   First to scale the enemy's works and plant the colors thereon.

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)