Congressional Medal of Honor Society

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

John N Eckes

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E,
    47th Ohio 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: Weston, Lewis County, West Virginia
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: May 1844, Lewis County, WV, United States
  • Died: April 20, 1912, Cushing, OK, United States
  • Buried: Union-Graham Cemetery (MH) (7-27-3) , Winfield, KS, United States

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