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John Wollam
Birth: 1840
Death: Sep. 27, 1890

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in Company C, 33rd Ohio Infantry, Union Army. In April 1862, he was one of the 22 men which included 2 civilians who penetrated nearly 200 miles south into Confederate enemy territory. There they captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Georgia in an attempt to destroy the bridges and track between Chattanooga and Atlanta. For bravery in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on July 20, 1864. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Balser Wollam (1810 - 1891)
  Harriet Swanton Wollam (1815 - 1876)
Fairmount Cemetery
Jackson County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Lot 149 old Block
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Record added: Jan 21, 2001
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John Wollam
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