104th Pennsylvania Volunteers

Medal of Honor Recipient

HIRAM W. PURCELL

Sergeant, Company G, 104th Pennsylvania Infantry. Entered service at:------. Birth: Bucks County, Pa.

Citation: While carrying the regimental colors on the retreat he returned to face the advancing enemy, flag in hand, and saved the other color, which would otherwise have been captured, Fair Oaks, Va., 31 May 1962

Date of issue: 12 May 1894.

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