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

Isaac Harrison Carmin

  • Also Known As: Carman, Isaac Harrison
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    48th Ohio Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Saved his regimental flag; also seized and threw a shell, with burning fuse, from among his comrades.
Medal of Honor Recipient Isaac H. Carmin
Medal of Honor Recipient Isaac H. Carmin
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New Lexington, Perry County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: February 25, 1895
  • Born: November 17, 1841, Monmouth County, NJ, United States
  • Died: June 3, 1919, Fayette County, OH, United States
  • Buried: Washington Cemetery (2-259), Washington Courthouse, OH, United States

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