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James K. Merrifield
Birth: Aug. 20, 1844
Hyde Park
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1916
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Pennsylvania, he served as a Corporal in Company C, 88th Illinois Infantry, Union Army. During the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee, November 30, 1864, he captured two Confederate battle flags from the enemy and returned with them to his own lines. For bravery in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on March 28, 1896. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Rhoda T Crandall Merrifield (1846 - 1924)*
  Walter Edward Merrifield (1867 - 1924)*
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Valhalla Cemetery
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 12, Lot 48, Grave 4
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Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Jun 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6532528
James K. Merrifield
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James K. Merrifield
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Thank you, Soldier for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Sep. 7, 2016

- Heavenly Peace
 Added: Aug. 20, 2016

- Barb T.
 Added: May. 19, 2016
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