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Josephus Samuel Cecil
Birth: Jan. 12, 1878
New River
Scott County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 20, 1940

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was born at New River, Tennessee. He had first served his country in Company H of the 4th Tennessee Infantry, as a Private, then Corporal, finally reaching the rank of Sergeant. He was a part of the 4th Tenneessee from July 8, 1898, to May 6, 1899. He then was transferred as a Second Lieutenant to the 19th United States Infantry, that same month. He earned the CMOH while serving as a First Lieutenant in the 19th United States Infantry, during the Philippine Insurrection at Bud-Dajo, Jole, Philippines, on March 7, 1906. His citation reads: While at the head of the column about to assault the first cotta under a superior fire at short range personally carried to a sheltered position a wounded man and the body of one who was killed beside him. Although his citation states his name as Josephus S. Cecil, his stone bears the name Joseph Samuel Cecil. (bio by: Ugaalltheway) 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 5, Lot 5718
 
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Record added: Feb 08, 2002
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Josephus Samuel Cecil
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