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This soldier was awarded the Medal of Honor

James Drury

Rank and Organization:Sergeant, Co. C, 4th Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: Weldon Railroad, VA, 23 June 1864.
Entered service at: Chester.
Born: Ireland, 15 Aug 1835.
Died: 25 Dec 1919, Lovilia, Iowa.
Buried: Saint Peter Cemetery, Lovilia, IA
Date of Issue: 18 Jan 1893.
Citation: Saved the colors of his regiment when it was surrounded by a much larger force of the enemy and after the greater part of the regiment had been killed or captured.


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See also: Beyer and Keydel, 368.

NARA File Number: R&P 169069.