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

John B Mayberry

  • Also Known As: Maberry, John B.
  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    1st Delaware Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 3, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Capture of flag.

Medal of Honor Recipient John B. Mayberry
Medal of Honor Recipient John B. Mayberry
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Dover, Kent County, Delaware
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 6, 1864

    By Major General George G. Meade, at a review of the 2nd Army Corps Headquarters, Peebles' House, near Petersburg, Va.

  • Born: December 17, 1841, Smyrna, Kent County, DE, United States
  • Died: December 17, 1922, Dover, Delware
  • Buried: Glenwood Cemetery (MH), Smyrna, DE, United States

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