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 John Hamilton Reid Storey

John Hamilton Reid Storey

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 10 Apr 1916 (aged 79)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section V, Lot 74
Memorial ID 22709 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He joined the Union war effort on December 20, 1861, when he was mustered in as a Sergeant in Company F, 109th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Dallas, Georgia on May 28, 1864, with his citation reading "While bringing in a wounded comrade, under a destructive fire, he was himself wounded in the right leg, which was amputated on the same day". His discharge on January 18, 1866, which was backdated to July 19, 1865. He was awarded his Medal on August 29, 1896, thirty two years after his brave act.

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  • Added: 11 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22709
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Hamilton Reid Storey (14 Apr 1836–10 Apr 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22709, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .