|Philip J. Baybutt|
November 22, 1844|
|Died||April 17, 1907
|Place of burial||Southern Cemetery, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, England|
|Years of service||1864 - 1865|
|Unit||2nd Massachusetts Cavalry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Philip James Baybutt (November 22, 1844 – April 17, 1907) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the Valley Campaigns of 1864 for action at Luray, Virginia on September 24, 1864, becoming the first British citizen recipient of the award.
Medal of Honor citation
“The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Philip Baybutt, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 24 September 1864, while serving with Company A, 2d Massachusetts Cavalry, in action at Luray, Virginia, for capture of flag.”
- "Tribute to War Hero". American Civil War Society. December 2002. Retrieved 26 January 2011.
- Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors and Marines in the Civil War