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

James W Toban

  • Also Known As: Toban, Jacobus W.
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    9th Michigan Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: February 11, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Aiken, South Carolina, USA
Voluntarily and at great personal risk returned, in the face of the advance of the enemy, and rescued from impending death or capture, Maj. William C. Stevens, 9th Michigan Cavalry, who had been thrown from his horse.
Medal of Honor Recipient James W. Toban
Medal of Honor Recipient James W. Toban
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Northfield, Washtenaw County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 9, 1896
  • Born: November 23, 1845, Northfield, Washtenaw County, MI, United States
  • Died: November 2, 1903, Lansing, MI, United States
  • Buried: Old St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Whitmore Lake, Northfield Township, MI, United States

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