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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 09/08/1835 Branot, Ohio. d. 30/06/1910 Gettysburg, Ohio.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION; 25/11/1863 Chattanooga, Tennessee.

 

An American soldier who fought in the American Civil War and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Though severely wounded, was first of his regiment on the summit of the ridge, planted his colors inside the enemy's works, and did not leave the field until after he had been wounded 5 times.

 

BURIAL LOCATION; GETTYSBURG CEMETERY, GETTYSBURG, OHIO.

Lot 133 Section 1, Grave 3S

James Bennett Bell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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