Citation for Congressional Medal of Honor
by Seymour "Sy" Brody
|Rank and organization:
|| Private, Company B, 40th New York Infantry
|Place and date:
|| Glendale, Virginia, 30 June, 1862
|Date of issue:
||1 March, 1865
In the Battle of Charles City Crossroads, Levy, a drummer boy, rescued the two
standards which were dropped by their wounded color bearers. He unfurled them
and carried them throughout the battle, preventing the colors from being captured
by the Confederate soldiers.
Recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor.