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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

James Spencer Calvert

Details
  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    5th U.S. Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: October 21, 1876 - January 8, 1877
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Cedar Creek, etc., Montana, USA
Citation

Gallantry in action.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 27, 1877
  • Born: June 27, 1852, Athens County, OH, United States
  • Died: February 26, 1929, Washington, DC, United States
  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (PMH) (3-2490), Arlington, VA, United States
  • Location of Medal: Congressional Medal of Honor Society, Mount Pleasant, SC
 

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