John J. Beaufort
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company A
Division: 2d Louisiana Infantry
Entered Service At: New Orleans, La.
Date of Issue: 07/20/1897
Place / Date: At Port Hudson, La., about 20 May 1863
Volunteered to go within the enemy's lines and at the head of a party of 8 destroyed a signal station, thereby greatly aiding in the operations against Port Hudson that immediately followed.
Taken in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington County, Va. and was submitted by Fred Otto.
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