|Howell B. Treat|
|Born||March 31, 1833|
|Died||July 21, 1912|
|Place of birth||Painesville, Ohio|
|Buried at||Painesville, Ohio|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Unit||Company I, 52nd Ohio Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Howell B. Treat (March 31, 1833 - July 21, 1912) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Treat received his country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor. Treat's medal was won when he risked his life to save a wounded comrade at Buzzard's Roost on May 11, 1864. He was honored with the award on February 20, 1884.
Medal of Honor citation[edit | edit source]
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Howell B. Treat, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 11 May 1864, while serving with Company I, 52d Ohio Infantry, in action at Buzzard's Roost, Georgia. Sergeant Treat risked his life in saving a wounded comrade.
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References[edit | edit source]
- "William Tilton". http://projects.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=1376. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
- "Civil War (T-Z) Medal of Honor Recipients". http://www.history.army.mil/moh/civilwar_tz.html#TILTON. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
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