About Josiah Lawrence Phillips
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Josiah Phillips, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 April 1865, while serving with Company E, 148th Pennsylvania Infantry, in action at Sutherland Station, Virginia, for capture of flag.
General Orders: Date of Issue: May 10, 1865
Action Date: April 2, 1865
Company: Company E
Division: 148th Pennsylvania Infantry