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John Wesley Conaway
Birth: Sep. 19, 1843
Death: Nov. 21, 1913

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company C, 83rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Vicksburg, Mississippi on May 22, 1863. His citation reads "Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party." His Medal was awarded to him on August 11, 1894. He was one of ten 83rd Indiana soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Private Clinton L. Armstrong, Private Thomas A. Blasdel, Private William W. Chisman, Private Joseph Frantz, Private David H. Helms, Private Jacob H. Overturf, Private Reuben Smalley, Private William Steinmetz and Private Frank Stolz). (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Post Falls
Kootenai County
Idaho, USA
Plot: Block 30, Lot 6
 
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Record added: Jun 07, 2001
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