Army Civil War Medal of Honor Citations

Medal of Honor Citation: John G. B. Adams

Army Medal of HonorMedal of Honor Citation: John G. B. Adams
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company I
Division: 19th Massachusetts Infantry
Born: Groveland, Mass.
Departed: Yes
Date of Issue: 12/16/1896
Place / Date: At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862
Citation: Seized the 2 colors from the hands of a corporal and a lieutenant as they fell mortally wounded, and with a color in each hand advanced across the field to a point where the regiment was reformed on those colors.