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James Knox Sturgeon-Los Angeles, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 34° 02.394 W 118° 11.994
11S E 389240 N 3767229
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Kenesaw Mountain, GA on June 15, 1864. He is buried in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA in Section J, Lot 1328.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/21/2019 2:41:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM10KCR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
He was born on November 5, 1844 in Perry County, OH and died on August 19, 1899 in Los Angeles, CA. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: STURGEON, JAMES K.
• Rank and organization: Private, Company F, 46th Ohio Infantry
• Place and date: At Kenesaw Mountain, Ga., 15 June 1864
• Date of issue: 2 January 1895
Citation: Advanced beyond the lines, and in an encounter with 3 Confederates shot 2 and took the other prisoner.
Armed Service: Army

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