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CHURCH, JAMES

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In addition to performing gallantly the duties pertaining to his position, voluntarily and unaided carried several seriously wounded men from the firing line to a secure position in the rear, in each instance being subjected to a very heavy fire and great exposure and danger.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Assistant Surgeon (highest rank: Colonel) 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Spanish American 1898 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

Citation

In addition to performing gallantly the duties pertaining to his position, voluntarily and unaided carried several seriously wounded men from the firing line to a secure position in the rear, in each instance being subjected to a very heavy fire and great exposure and danger.