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

James Edward Flynn

Details
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company G,
    6th 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: St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 19, 1894
  • Born: July 17, 1843, Pittsfield, Pike County, IL, United States
  • Died: January 1, 1913
  • Buried: Calvary Cemetery (PM) (7-465-6), St. Louis, MO, United States
 

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