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James N. Strong-Fairfield, IA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 41° 00.852 W 091° 57.594
15T E 587455 N 4540854
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Port Hudson, LA on May 27, 1863. He is buried in Old Fairfield Cemetery, Fairfield, IA.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 5/21/2019 2:28:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM10KCP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
He was born on February 28, 1818 in Pittsfield, MA and died on December 17, 1900 in Fairfield, IA. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: STRONG, JAMES N.
• Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company C, 49th Massachusetts Infantry
• Place and date: At Port Hudson, La., 27 May 1863
• Entered service at: Pittsfield, Mass.
• Date of issue: 25 November 1893
Citation: Volunteered in response to a call and took part in the movement that was made upon the enemy's works under a heavy fire therefrom in advance of the general assault.
Armed Service: Army

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