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 Wallace W. Johnson

Wallace W. Johnson

Birth
Newfield, Tompkins County, New York, USA
Death 30 Dec 1911 (aged 69)
Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Edgewood Section, Lot 174
Memorial ID 12886 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served as a Sergeant in Company G, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves (35th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry). He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (July 2, 1863). His citation reads "With five other volunteers gallantly charged on a number of the enemy's sharpshooters concealed in a log house, captured them, and brought them into Union lines". Medal was issued August 8, 1900. The five other 6th Pennsylvania Reserve soldiers who won the Medal for this action was Thaddeus S. Smith, John W. Hart, J.Levi Roush, George Mears, and Chester S. Furman.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 11 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12886
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wallace W. Johnson (30 Dec 1842–30 Dec 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12886, citing West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .