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 James Joseph Nash

James Joseph Nash

Birth
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 11 Jun 1927 (aged 51–52)
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot Section I, Grave 1461-A
Memorial ID 18171 · View Source
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Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army during the War with Spain as a Private in Company F, 10th United States Infantry. He was one of five members of Company F awarded the CMOH for their bravery at Santiago de Cuba, on July 1, 1898, with his citation reading: "Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire of the enemy." Awarded the Medal on June 22, 1899, he was joined by comrades Sergeant Charles P. Cantrell, Sergeant Andrew J. Cummins, Private William G. Keller, and Private Alfred Polond in being so honored.

Gravesite Details 1SGT, US Army, Spanish American War

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  • Added: 27 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18171
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Joseph Nash (1875–11 Jun 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18171, citing San Antonio National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .