STACEY, CHARLES - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company D, 55th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   England.

Date of issue:   23 June 1896.

Citation:   Voluntarily took an advanced position on the skirmish line for the purpose of ascertaining the location of Confederate sharpshooters, and under heavy fire held the position thus taken until the company of which he was a member went back to the main line.

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)