Congressional Medal of Honor Society

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

John C Buckley

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company G,
    4th West Virginia Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Mount Pleasant, Doddridge County, West Virginia
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 9, 1894
  • Born: April 1, 1842, Fayette County, WV, United States
  • Died: March 29, 1913, Fitzgerald, GA, United States
  • Buried: Evergreen Cemetery (MH) (GAR-4-4) , Fitzgerald, GA, United States

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