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 J. Levi Roush

J. Levi Roush

Birth
Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 12 Feb 1906 (aged 68)
Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Newry, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 19567 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Corporal 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 John W. Hart, Thaddeus S. Smith, George Mears, Chester S. Furman and Wallace Johnson.

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  • Added: 18 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19567
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for J. Levi Roush (1 Feb 1838–12 Feb 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19567, citing Saint Patricks Cemetery (New), Newry, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .