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John Henry White
Birth: Mar. 1, 1835
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1912
Darby
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He died in Darby, Pennsylvania. He entered the Union Army in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and served as a Private in Company A, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for action on August 23, 1862 at Rappahannock Station, Virginia. His citation reads "At the imminent risk of his life, crawled to a nearby spring within the enemy's range and, exposed to constant fire, filled a large number of canteens, and returned in safety to the relief of his comrades who were suffering from want of water." He was a POW. (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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  Emma White (1827 - 1906)*
 
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Inscription:
MEDAL OF HONOR
PVT CO A 90 PA INFANTRY
CIVIL WAR
 
Burial:
Arlington Cemetery
Drexel Hill
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Melrose Section, Lot 480
GPS (lat/lon): 39.95662, -75.28644
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Apr 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18836162
John Henry White
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John Henry White
Added by: Don Morfe
 
John Henry White
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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Thank you sir for your gallant service during our American Civil War. Rest in peace.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Mar. 1, 2016

- Judy
 Added: Dec. 27, 2015

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 Added: Apr. 27, 2015
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