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

James H Bronson

  • Rank: First Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    5th U.S. Colored Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 29, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Chapin's Farm, Virginia, USA
Took command of his company, all the officers having been killed or wounded, and gallantly led it.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Trumbell County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 6, 1865
  • Born: 1838, Indiana County, PA, United States
  • Died: March 16, 1884
  • Buried: Chartiers Cemetery (MH) (Vets-1-15), Carnegie, PA, United States

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