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About Patrick H. White
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Field Artillery) Patrick H. White, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 22 May 1863, while serving with Chicago Mercantile Battery, Illinois Light Artillery, in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Captain White carried, with others, by hand, a cannon up to and fired it through an embrasure of the enemy's works.
General Orders: Date of Issue: January 15, 1895
Action Date: May 22, 1863
Company: Chicago Mercantile Battery
Division: Illinois Light Artillery