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

John H Harbourne

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company K,
    29th Massachusetts Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 17, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Capture of flag along with three enemy men.
Medal of Honor Recipient John H. Harbourne
Medal of Honor Recipient John H. Harbourne
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Readville, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: February 24, 1897
  • Born: September 9, 1840, England
  • Died: November 29, 1928, Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Buried: Fernwood Cemetery (14-103), Fernwood, PA, United States

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