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

John H Wageman

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Corporal)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    60th Ohio Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 17, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Remained with the command after being severely wounded until he had fired all the cartridges in his possession, when he had to be carried from the field.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Amelia, Clermont County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 27, 1896
  • Born: March 22, 1841, Amelia, Clermont County, OH, United States
  • Died: January 9, 1916, Williamsburg, OH, United States
  • Buried: Clover Cemetery, Williamsburg, OH, United States

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