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Edward White
Birth: Jan. 15, 1877
Seneca
Nemaha County
Kansas, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1908
Kansas City
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in Company B, 20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry US Army in the Philippine Campaign of the Spanish-American War. At Calumpit, Luzon, Philippine Islands, April 27, 1899, Private White swam the river in enemy fire, fastened a rope to occupied trenches enabling his company to cross the river and drive the enemy from a fortified position. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on March 11, 1902. After the war he worked as a Kansas City firefighter and died of tuberculosis at age 31. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Mount Calvary Cemetery
Kansas City
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA
 
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Record added: May 09, 2002
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