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John S. Durham
Birth: Jun. 8, 1843
Death: Jan. 12, 1918

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company F, 1st Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Perryville, Kentucky on October 8, 1862. His citation reads “Seized the flag of his regiment when the color sergeant was shot and advanced with the flag midway between the lines, amid a shower of shot, shell, and bullets, until stopped by his commanding officer”. His Medal was issued on November 20, 1896. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Leavenworth National Cemetery
Leavenworth
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 33, Row 10, Grave 18
GPS (lat/lon): 39.27491, -94.8876
 
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Record added: Aug 31, 2000
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