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 James Monroe Seitzinger

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James Monroe Seitzinger

Birth
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 14 Jan 1924 (aged 77)
Gordon, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Fountain Springs, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 7219881 View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company G, 116th Pennsylvania Infantry for action on June 3, 1864 at Cold Harbor, Virginia. His citation reads "When the color bearer was shot down, this soldier seized the colors and bore them gallantly in a charge against the enemy."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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MEDAL OF HONOR
SERG CO G 116 PA INFANTRY
CIVIL WAR


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 28 Feb 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7219881
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7219881/james-monroe-seitzinger : accessed ), memorial page for James Monroe Seitzinger (24 Nov 1846–14 Jan 1924), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7219881, citing Christ Church Cemetery, Fountain Springs, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .