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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

David H Johnston

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company K,
    8th Missouri Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Citation

Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Warsaw, Hancock County, Illinois
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 16, 1884
  • Born: August 19, 1838, Indiana County, PA, United States
  • Died: 1931, Stanfield, MO, United States
  • Buried: Pierce Chapel Bureau Cemetery (MH), Clarks, NE, United States
  • Location of Medal: Merrick County Historical Society Museum, Central City, NE
 

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