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James Harry Thompson

  • Rank: Surgeon (Highest Rank: Major)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S. Volunteers
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: March 14, 1862
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: New Bern, North Carolina, USA
Voluntarily reconnoitered the enemy's position and carried orders under the hottest fire.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: November 11, 1870
  • Born: 1824
  • Died: November 4, 1896

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