[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
Frank M Whitman[more about him]
Organization: Company G, 35th Massachusetts Infantry
Entered Service: Ayersville, Mass.
Birth: Woodstock, Maine.
Date Medal Issued: 21 February 1874.
Date of Action: 17 Sep 62, 18 May 64
Place of Action: Antietam, Md. & Spottsylvania, Va.
[ Antietam - 17 September 1862]
Was among the last to leave the field at Antietam and was instrumental in saving the lives of several of his comrades at the imminent risk of his own.
[Spottsylvania - 18 May 1864]
At Spotsylvania was foremost in line in the assault, where he lost a leg.
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