SEITZINGER, JAMES M. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company G, 116th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Cold Harbor, Va., 3 June 1864.

Entered service at:   Worcester, Pa.

Birth:   Germany.

Date of issue:   1 March 1906.

Citation:   When the color bearer was shot down, this soldier seized the colors and bore them gallantly in a charge against the enemy.

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)