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b. 19/08/1838 Shelocta, Pennsylvania.  d. 12/09/1931 Central City, Nebraska.

 

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

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, he served as a Private in Company K, 8th Missouri Volunteer Infantry, enlisting in Warsaw County, Illinois. He would go on to be awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Vicksburg, Mississippi on May 22, 1863. He was awarded his Medal on August 16, 1884, twenty one years after he played his part at Vicksburg.

 

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Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: BUREAU CEMETERY, CLARKS, NEBRASKA.

David H Johnston

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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