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 John C. Wetherby

John C. Wetherby

Birth
Morgan County, Indiana, USA
Death 29 Nov 1899 (aged 19)
Philippines
Burial Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 7879163 · View Source
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Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was killed in action. He served as a Private in the United States Army in Company L, 4th US Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on November 20, 1899 near Imus, Luzon, Philippine Islands. His citation reads "While carrying important orders on the battlefield, was desperately wounded and, being unable to walk, crawled far enough to deliver his orders."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 19 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7879163
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John C. Wetherby (2 Jul 1880–29 Nov 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7879163, citing Frye Cemetery, Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .