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 John Wesley Conaway

John Wesley Conaway

Birth
Dearborn County, Indiana, USA
Death 21 Nov 1913 (aged 70)
Post Falls, Kootenai County, Idaho, USA
Burial Post Falls, Kootenai County, Idaho, USA
Plot Block 30, Lot 6
Memorial ID 22666 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company C, 83rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Vicksburg, Mississippi on May 22, 1863. His citation reads "Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party." His Medal was awarded to him on August 11, 1894. He was one of ten 83rd Indiana soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Private Clinton L. Armstrong, Private Thomas A. Blasdel, Private William W. Chisman, Private Joseph Frantz, Private David H. Helms, Private Jacob H. Overturf, Private Reuben Smalley, Private William Steinmetz and Private Frank Stolz).

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  • Added: 7 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22666
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Wesley Conaway (19 Sep 1843–21 Nov 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22666, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Post Falls, Kootenai County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .