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James B. Chandler
Birth: Oct. 6, 1837
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 12, 1899
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Union Navy during the Civil War as a Coxswain on board the "USS Richmond". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during action against Confederate forces in Mobile Bay, Alabama on August 5, 1864. His citation reads "Cool and courageous although he had just come off the sick list, Chandler rendered gallant service throughout the prolonged action as his ship maintained accurate fire against Fort Morgan and ships of the Confederacy despite extremely heavy return fire. He participated in the actions at Forts Jackson and St. Philip, with the Chalmette batteries, at the surrender of New Orleans and in the attacks on batteries below Vicksburg". His Medal was awarded to him on December 31, 1864. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Vine Hills Cemetery
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: 1191W
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Oct 04, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6820100
James B. Chandler
Added by: Don Morfe
James B. Chandler
Added by: Don Morfe
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Thank you, Sailor for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jul. 12, 2016
Thank you James. Rest in peace.
- Sandy
 Added: Dec. 1, 2015
- Ceme-Terry Photographer
 Added: Oct. 21, 2015
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