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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 07/04/1833 Sunfish, Ohio. d. 07/06/1911 Illinois.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company B, 113th Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: OAK HILL CEMETERY, GENEVA, ILLINOIS.

Block G, Lot 140

James Henry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HENRY JAMES GRAVE