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

James Parke Postles

Details
  • Rank: Captain
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    1st Delaware Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 2, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Citation
Voluntarily delivered an order in the face of heavy fire from the enemy.
Medal of Honor Recipient James P. Postles
Medal of Honor Recipient James P. Postles
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Wilmimgton, New Castle County, Delaware
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 22, 1892
  • Born: September 28, 1840, Camden, Kent County, DE, United States
  • Died: May 27, 1908, Wilmington, DE, United States
  • Buried: Wilmington Cemetery (MH) (5-23) , Wilmington, DE, United States
 

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