Medal of Honor: John G. Merritt

1 09 2008

Rank: Sergeant

Organization: Company K, 1st Minnesota Infantry

Entered Service: ?

Birth: New York

Date Medal Issued: 1 April 1880

Date of Action: 21 July 1861

Place of Action: Bull Run, VA

Citation: Gallantry in action; was wounded while capturing flag in advance of his regiment.

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