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James Marvin Young
Birth: Dec. 3, 1843
Death: Nov. 30, 1913

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company B, 72nd New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of the Wilderness. Virginia on May 6, 1864. His citation reads “With 2 companions, voluntarily went forward in the forest to reconnoiter the enemy's position, was fired upon and one of his companions disabled. Pvt. Young took the wounded man upon his back and, under fire, carried him within the Union lines”. His Medal was awarded to him on April 2, 1898, almost 34 years after his deed. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  Abner Young (1815 - 1852)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary A Young (1844 - 1924)*
 
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Burial:
Lake View Cemetery
Jamestown
Chautauqua County
New York, USA
Plot: Highland Section, Lot E.P. 4
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Feb 16, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7189988
James Marvin Young
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