SAXTON, RUFUS - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Brigadier General, U.S. Volunteers. P/ace and date: At Harpers Ferry, W. Va., 26 to 30 May 1862.

Entered service at:   Deerfield, Mass.

Birth:   Greenfield, Mass.

Date of issue:   25 April 1893.

Citation:   Distinguished gallantry and good conduct in the defense.

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)