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

James Parke Postles

  • 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
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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