1st Lieutenant John Warden

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Rank and organization:
Corporal, Company E, 55th Illinois Infantry
Place and date:
Vicksburg, Mississippi, May 22, 1863
Entered service at:
Lemont, Illinois
Cook County, Illinois
Date of issue:
September 2, 1893
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party" in a charge against Confederate ammunition barges.

Note: His award was credited to the State of Illinois.

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Washington Soldier's Home Cemetery
Orting, Washington