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 James Calvin Summers

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James Calvin Summers

Birth
Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Death 9 May 1927 (aged 89)
Elkview, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Institute, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Plot Section 2 Grave 216
Memorial ID 7182504 View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company H, 4th West Virginia Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Vicksburg, Mississippi on May 22, 1863. His citation reads "Gallantry in charge of the "volunteer storming party".

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 13 Feb 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7182504
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7182504/james-calvin-summers : accessed ), memorial page for James Calvin Summers (14 Feb 1838–9 May 1927), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7182504, citing Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery, Institute, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .