[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
John M. Wilson[more about him]
Organization: U.S. Engineers
Entered Service: Washington Territory
Birth: Washington DC
Date Medal Issued: 3 July 1897
Date of Action: 6 August 1862
Place of Action: Malvern Hill, Va.
Remained on duty, while suffering from an acute illness and very weak, and participated in the action of that date. A few days previous he had been transferred to a staff corps, but preferred to remain until the close of the campaign, taking part in several actions.
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