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James Madison
Original name: James Congden
Birth: 1842
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1926

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born James Congden he served as a Sergeant in Company E, 8th New York Calvary, Union Army under the name of James Madison. At Waynesboro, Virginia, March 2, 1865, when Confederates over ran the Union position, Sergeant Madison recaptured General George Crook's headquarters flag. For bravery in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on March 26, 1865. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Catherine M Lawrence Congdon (1863 - 1946)*
 
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Burial:
San Francisco National Cemetery
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Plot: OSA, Row 15, Site 7
GPS (lat/lon): 37.79898, -122.46432
 
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Record added: May 04, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7414292
James Madison
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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