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James Franklin Bell
Birth: Jan. 9, 1856
Shelbyville
Shelby County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1919
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Philippine Insurrection as Colonel and commander of the 36th United States Volunteer Infantry regiment. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery near Porac, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on September 9, 1899. His citation reads "While in advance of his regiment charged 7 insurgents with his pistol and compelled the surrender of the captain and 2 privates under a close fire from the remaining insurgents concealed in a bamboo thicket". His Medal was awarded to him on December 11, 1899. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Wilson Bell (1829 - 1904)
  Sarah Margaret Allen Bell (1835 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Buford Bell (____ - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Franklin Bell (1856 - 1919)
  Mark Hardin Bell (1876 - 1905)**
  Alex Logan Bell (1879 - 1899)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 3, Lot 1735-A
 
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Record added: Jan 27, 2002
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