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b. 26/08/1844 Cabell County, West Virginia. d. 12/03/1922 West Virginia.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 12/11/1864 Ninaveh, Virginia.

 

Adams was born in Cabell County, West Virginia. While a Private in Company D of the 1st West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment, he captured the flag of the 14th Virginia Cavalry during an engagement on November 12, 1864, at Nineveh, Virginia. His Medal of Honor was issued two weeks later, on November 26.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of State flag of 14th Virginia Cavalry.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: OAKLAWN MEMORIAL PARK, BARBOURSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA. LOT 160.

James Frank Adams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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