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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 20/07/1843 Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.  d. 01/12/1924 Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 05/04/1865 Paines Crossroads, Virginia.

 

Landis joined the army from Lewiston, Pennsylvania in August 1861, and became the regimental Chief Bugler of the 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry in May 1863. He was discharged in June 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: YEAGERTOWN LUTHERAN CEMETERY, YEAGERTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA.

Lot 11A

James Parker Landis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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