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CMOHS.org - Sergeant ELSON, JAMES M., U.S. Army

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ELSON, JAMES M.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company C
Division: Iowa Infantry
Born: Coshocton, Ohio
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863
 
 


ELSON, JAMES M. Photo
 
Citation

Carried the colors in advance of his regiment and was shot down while attempting to plant them on the enemy's works.