[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
Rufus King, Jr.[more about him]
Organization: 4th US Artillery
Entered Service: New York.
Birth: New York.
Date Medal Issued: 2 April 1898.
Date of Action: 30 June 1862.
Place of Action: White Oak Swamp Bridge, Va.
This officer, when his captain was wounded, succeeded to the command of two batteries while engaged against a superior force of the enemy and fought his guns most gallantly until compelled to retire.
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