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b. 1841 Newton, New Jersey.  d. 09/11/1879 ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/04/1865 Petersburg, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. His true name was James Brown. He entered the Union Army in Brooklyn New York and served as a Sergeant in Company K, 158th New York Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for action on April 2, 1865 near Petersburg (Battery Gregg), Virginia.

 

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Carried the colors in advance of the line of battle, the flagstaff being shot off while he was planting it on the parapet of the fort.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SAN ANTONIO NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS.

Section E, Site 889

James Howard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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