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James K. Merrifield
Birth: Aug. 20, 1844
Death: Sep. 7, 1916

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Pennsylvania, he served as a Corporal in Company C, 88th Illinois Infantry, Union Army. During the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee, November 30, 1864, he captured two Confederate battle flags from the enemy and returned with them to his own lines. For bravery in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on March 28, 1896. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Rhoda T Merrifield (1846 - 1924)*
  Walter Edward Merrifield (1867 - 1924)*
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Valhalla Cemetery
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 12, Lot 48, Grave 4
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Jun 21, 2002
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James K. Merrifield
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- Nena Smothers
 Added: Aug. 5, 2015
WOW! two Confederate battle flages during one battle. O_O That takes guts!Rest in peace sir!
- Herbert Rickards
 Added: Jan. 5, 2015

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Jan. 5, 2015
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