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 James Edgar Engle

James Edgar Engle

Birth
Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 19 Nov 1897 (aged 52–53)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 1, Site 569
Memorial ID 21176 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company I, 97th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Bermuda Hundred, Virginia on May 18, 1864. His citation reads “Responded to a call for volunteers to carry ammunition to the regiment on the picket line and under a heavy fire from the enemy assisted in carrying a box of ammunition to the front and remained to distribute the same”. His Medal was issued on December 17, 1896.

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  • Added: 8 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21176
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Edgar Engle (1844–19 Nov 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21176, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .