David P. Casey
Private, U.S. Army, Company C, 25th Massachusetts Infantry. Awarded for actions at Cold Harbor, Va.
June 03, 1864
Two color bearers having been shot dead one after the other, the last one far in advance of his regiment and close to the enemy's line, this soldier rushed forward, and, under a galling fire, after removing the dead body of the bearer therefrom, secured the flag and returned with it to the Union lines.