About Evan M. Woodward
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant & Adjutant Evan M. Woodward, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 13 December 1862, while serving with 2d Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry, in action at Fredericksburg, Virginia. First Lieutenant Woodward advanced between the lines, demanded and received the surrender of the 19th Georgia Infantry and captured their battle flag.
General Orders: Date of Issue: December 14, 1894
Action Date: December 13, 1862
Rank: First Lieutenant & Adjutant
Division: 2d Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry