Recipient Detail

 

BELL, JAMES B.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company H
Division: 11th Ohio Infantry
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Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Troy, Ohio
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Place / Date: At Missionary Ridge, Tenn., 25 November 1863
 
 


BELL, JAMES B. Photo
 
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.