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James K. L. Duncan
Birth: Jul. 6, 1845
Death: Mar. 27, 1913

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as an Ordinary Seaman in the Union Navy. His citation reads "Served on board the USS Hindman during the engagement near Harrisonburg, LA., 2 March 1864. Following a shellburst at one of the guns which started a fire at the cartridge tie, Duncan immediately seized the burning cartridge, took it from the gun, and threw it overboard, despite the immediate danger to himself. Carrying out his duties through the entire engagement, Duncan served courageously during this action in which the Fort Hindman was raked severely with shot and shell from the enemy guns." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Wood National Cemetery
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Section M Site 8
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Sep 29, 2003
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James K. L. Duncan
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