Medal of Honor: Orlando B.Willcox

3 09 2008

Rank: Colonel

Organization: 1st Michigan Infantry, Brigade Commander, Heintzelman’s Division

Entered Service: Detroit, MI

Birth: Detroit, MI

Date Medal Issued: 2 March 1895

Date of Action: 21 July 1861

Place of Action: Bull Run, VA

Citation: Led repeated charges until wounded and taken prisoner.

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