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James Hill

  • Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    21st Iowa Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 16, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Champion Hill, Mississippi, USA
By skillful and brave management captured three of the enemy's pickets.
Medal of Honor Recipient James Hill
Medal of Honor Recipient James Hill
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Cascade, Dubuque County, Iowa
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: March 15, 1893
  • Born: December 6, 1822, Lyons, Wayne County, NY, United States
  • Died: September 22, 1899, Cascade, Dubuque County, IA, United States
  • Buried: Cascade Community Cemetery (MH) , Cascade, NY, United States

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