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CMOHS.org - Corporal JAMES, MILES, U.S. Army

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JAMES, MILES

Rank: Corporal
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company B
Division: 36th U.S. Colored Troops
Born: Princess Anne County, Va.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Norfolk, Va.
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Place / Date: At Chapins Farm, Va., 30 September 1864
 
 


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Citation

Having had his arm mutilated, making immediate amputation necessary, he loaded and discharged his piece with one hand and urged his men forward; this within 30 yards of the enemy's works.