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James Lott Hull

  • Birth 27 Nov 1873 Patoka, Marion County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 25 Jul 1928 Olney, Richland County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Olney, Richland County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 7867089

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy during the War with Spain as a Fireman First Class on board the "USS Concord". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery off Cavite, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, on May 21, 1898. His citation reads "Following the blowing out of a lower manhole plate joint on boiler B of that vessel, Hull assisted in hauling the fires in the hot, vapor-filled atmosphere, which necessitated the playing of water into the fireroom from a hose." His Medal was awarded to him on December 14, 1898.

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  • Added: 14 Sep 2003
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Lott Hull (27 Nov 1873–25 Jul 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7867089, citing Haven Hill Cemetery, Olney, Richland County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .