|Birth: ||Oct. 28, 1871|
|Death: ||Jan. 19, 1946|
Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was originally buried in Payne Cemetery, Rogersville, Tennessee. He served as a Corporal in the United States Army in Company A, 36th Infantry, US Volunteers. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on September 3, 1899 near Porac, Luzon, Philippine Islands. His citation reads "While on a scout drove off a superior force of insurgents and with the assistance of one comrade brought from the field of action the bodies of two comrades, one killed and the other severely wounded." (bio by: Don Morfe)
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Thank you for your most valued service to our country. May you rest in peace.|
Robert Saulino, Sr.
Added: Oct. 28, 2012
Sir, You would be very proud of your great-grandson. I served with him for many years and he is one of the most honorable men I have ever known. Rest well sir, you have earned it.|
MSgt Bill USAF ret.
Added: Feb. 22, 2012
I light a candle for James Robert Lee Gillenwater ...|
Added: Jan. 20, 2012
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