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 John William Hart

John William Hart

Birth
Germany
Death 2 Jun 1907 (aged 73)
Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
Burial Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 19509 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company D, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves (35th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry). He was awarded the CMOH for bravery on the 2nd day of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863). His citation reads "Was one of six volunteers who charged upon a log house near the Devil's Den, where a squad of the enemy's sharpshooters were sheltered, and compelled their surrender". His Medal was issued on August 3, 1897. The five other 6th Pennsylvania Reserve soldiers who were awarded the CMOH for this action were Thaddeus S. Smith, J. Levi Roush, George Mears, Chester S. Furman and Wallace Johnson.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 15 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19509
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John William Hart (30 Jul 1833–2 Jun 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19509, citing Saint Lukes Lutheran Cemetery, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .