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

John W Wagner

Details
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    8th Missouri Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Citation
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 14, 1894
  • Born: 1837, Clear Spring, Washington County, MD, United States
  • Died: August 24, 1896, Boston, MA, United States
  • Buried: Forest Hills Cemetery (PM) (21-Maple Avenue 3805), Jamaica Plain, MA, United States
 

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