SWAYNE, WAGER - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Lieutenant Colonel, 43d Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Corinth, Miss., 4 October 1862.

Entered service at:   Columbus, Ohio. Born: 10 November 1834, Columbus, Ohio.

Date of issue:   19 August 1893.

Citation:   Conspicuous gallantry in restoring order at a critical moment and leading his regiment in a charge.

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)