About John Chapmen, Medal of Honor
The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Private, Company B, 1st Maine Heavy Artillery. Place and Date: At Sailors Creek, Va., 6 April 1865. Entered Service At: St. John, New Brunswick. Birth: St. John, New Brunswick. Date of Issue: 10 May 1865.
Capture of flag.