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John Henry Hays

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    4th Iowa Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 16, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Columbus, Georgia
Citation
Capture of flag and bearer, Austin's Battery (C.S.A.).
Medal of Honor Recipient John H. Hays
Medal of Honor Recipient John H. Hays
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 17, 1865
  • Born: August 4, 1844, Jefferson County, OH, United States
  • Died: January 27, 1904, Troy, ID, United States
  • Buried: Moscow Cemetery (MH) (7-25-4), Moscow, ID, United States
 

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