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John Wade McDonald

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the Union Army at Waynesville, Illinois and served as a Private with Company E, 20th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. His Medal of Honor action occurred April 6, 1862 at Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee. His citation (issued August 27, 1900) reads: "Was severely wounded while endeavoring, at the risk of his life, to carry to a place of safety a wounded and helpless comrade."

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  • Originally Created by: Lawrence Hildebrand
  • Added: 28 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11047875
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Wade McDonald (10 Sep 1843–27 Jul 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11047875, citing Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .