About Timothy Spillane
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Timothy Spillane, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on February 5 - 7, 1865, while serving with Company C, 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry, in action at Hatcher's Run, Virginia, for gallantry and good conduct in action; bravery in a charge and reluctance to leave the field after being twice wounded.
General Orders: Date of Issue: September 16, 1880
Action Date: February 05 - 7, 1865
Company: Company C
Division: 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry