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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1846 New York. d. 17/03/1905 Jacksonville, Illinois.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 20/10/1869 Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona.

 

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Army at New York, New York. He served as a Private in Company G, 1st US Cavalry, and also in Co. K, 3rd US Cavalry.. He was awarded the CMOH for action on October 20, 1869 at Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona Territory.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in action with Indians

 

BURIAL LOCATION: JACKSONVILLE EAST CEMETERY, JACKSONVILLE, ILLINOIS.

Section OP, Soldiers Plot Lot 536

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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James Russell

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