About Sgt. John H. Starkins, Medal of Honor
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant John H. Starkins, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 16 November 1863, while serving with 34th New York Battery, in action at Campbell Station, Tennessee. Sergeant Starkins brought off his piece without losing a man.
General Orders: Date of Issue: July 30, 1896
Action Date: November 16, 1863
Division: 34th New York Battery