VEALE, MOSES - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain, Company F, 109th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Wauhatchie, Tenn., 28 October 1863. Entered service at: Philadelphia, Pa. Born. 9 November 1832, Bridgeton, N.J.

Date of issue:   17 January 1894.

Citation:   Gallantry in action manifesting throughout the engagement coolness, zeal, judgment, and courage. His horse was shot from under him and he was hit by 4 enemy bullets.

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)