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 James E. Flynn

James E. Flynn

Birth
Pittsfield, Pike County, Illinois, USA
Death 1 Jan 1913 (aged 69)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Sec 7, Lot 465
Memorial ID 18424 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Pittsfield, Illinois, he served as a Sergeant in Company G, 6th Missouri Infantry, US Army. On May 22, 1863, he was part of a volunteer storming party formed to lead an assault on the Confederate lines at Vicksburg, Mississippi. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on June 19, 1894.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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MEDAL HONOR
SERG Co C6 MO INFANTRY
CIVIL WAR


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  • Added: 17 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18424
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James E. Flynn (17 Jul 1843–1 Jan 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18424, citing Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .