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

John C Ewing

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E,
    211th Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA

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Medal of Honor Recipient John C. Ewing
Medal of Honor Recipient John C. Ewing
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 20, 1865
  • Born: March 4, 1843, Ligonier Valley, Westmoreland County, PA, United States
  • Died: May 23, 1918, Johnstown, PA, United States
  • Buried: Ligonier Valley Cemetery (F), Ligonier, PA, United States

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