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John H. James
Birth: 1835
Death: Aug. 3, 1914

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Union Navy. His citation reads "As captain of a gun on board the USS Richmond during action against rebel forts and gunboats and with the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Despite damage to his ship and the loss of several men on board as enemy fire raked her decks, James fought his gun with skill and courage throughout the furious two-hour battle which resulted in the surrender of the rebel ram Tennessee and in the damaging and destruction of batteries at Fort Morgan." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Dayton National Cemetery
Dayton
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 1, Row 19, Grave 58
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Mar 29, 2004
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John H. James
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John H. James
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