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1SGT James H. Bronson

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1SGT James H. Bronson

  • Birth 1838 Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 16 Mar 1884 Carnegie, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Carnegie, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Veterans Section, Soldier's Tier 1
  • Memorial ID 7218078

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Sergeant in the Union Army in Company D, 5th US Colored Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on September 29, 1864 at Chapin's Farm, Virginia. His citation reads "Took command of his company, all the officers having been killed or wounded, and gallantly led it."

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 27 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7218078
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for 1SGT James H. Bronson (1838–16 Mar 1884), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7218078, citing Chartiers Cemetery, Carnegie, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .