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Unknown and Known Afro-Union Civil War Soldiers Memorial
Photographer: Don Morfe
Taken: August 10, 2014
Caption: Unknown and Known Afro-Union Civil War Soldiers Memorial
Additional Description: "In Memory of" gravemarker of Miles James in that his remains are unknown.
James, Miles - Medal of Honor Citation
Rank and organization: Corporal, Company B, 36th U.S. Colored Troops
Place and date: At Chapins Farm, Va., 30 September 1864
Entered service at: Norfolk, Va.
Date of issue: 6 April 1865
Citation: Having had his arm mutilated, making immediate amputation necessary, he loaded and discharged his piece with one hand and urged his men forward; this within 30 yards of the enemy's works.
Submitted: August 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.
Database Locator Identification Number: p283730
File Size: 2.659 Megabytes


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