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Joel Parsons
Birth: Aug. 23, 1840
Death: Nov. 10, 1919
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in Company B, 4th West Virginia Infantry, Union Army. At the Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, on May 22, 1863, Private Parsons as a volunteer of a storming party was at the head of his attacking force on a Confederate strong point. For bravery in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Old Cemetery, Old Section, Lot 273, Space 4
GPS (lat/lon): 40.01753, -83.02275
 
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Originally Created by: chris bernard
Record added: Aug 05, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7738484
Joel Parsons
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