SICKLES, DANIEL E. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Major General, U.S. Volunteers.
Place and date:   At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863.

Entered service at:   New York, N.Y.

Birth:   New York, N.Y.

Date of issue:   30 October 1897.

Citation:   Displayed most conspicuous gallantry on the field vigorously contesting the advance of the enemy and continuing to encourage his troops after being himself severely wounded.

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)