About Francis A Wilson
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Francis A. Wilson, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 April 1865, while serving with Company B, 95th Pennsylvania Infantry, in action at Petersburg, Virginia. Corporal Wilson was among the first to penetrate the enemy's lines and himself captured a gun of the two batteries captured.
General Orders: Date of Issue: June 25, 1880
Action Date: April 2, 1865
Company: Company B
Division: 95th Pennsylvania Infantry