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BELL, JAMES

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Though severely wounded, was first of his regiment on the summit of the ridge, planted his colors inside the enemy's works, and did not leave the field until after he had been wounded five times.

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U.S. Army Sergeant Company H, 11th Ohio Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Branot, Ohio

Citation

Though severely wounded, was first of his regiment on the summit of the ridge, planted his colors inside the enemy's works, and did not leave the field until after he had been wounded five times.