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James Edwin Cross
Birth: Mar. 27, 1840
Darien
Genesee County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1917
Albany
Albany County
New York, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served as Corporal of Company K, 12th New York Infantry. During the actions at Blackburn Ford, Va., on July 18, 1861 in the First Bull Run Campaign, Corporal Cross's regiment was driven back by Confederate forces. He refused to retreat with the rest of his unit, and returned fighting to the skirmish line despite obvious danger. He was awarded a CMOH for this act in 1898. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Erastus Cross (1801 - 1880)
  Sophia Otis Cross (____ - 1850)
 
 Spouse:
  Florence Margaret Cross (1849 - 1920)
 
 Children:
  Harry Wilber Cross (1874 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  E. G. Cross (____ - 1843)*
  Thomas Dallas Cross*
  Theodore Cross*
  George K. Cross (____ - 1848)*
  Henry T Cross (1829 - 1913)*
  James Edwin Cross (1840 - 1917)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Albany Rural Cemetery
Menands
Albany County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 30, Lot 62
 
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Record added: Aug 26, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6235
James Edwin Cross
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James Edwin Cross
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
James Edwin Cross
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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