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PARKER, JAMES

parker james

While in command of a small garrison repulsed a savage night attack by overwhelming numbers of the enemy, fighting at close quarters in the dark for several hours.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel (highest rank: Major General) 45th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Philippine Insurrections 1899 Newark, Essex County, New Jersey

Citation

While in command of a small garrison repulsed a savage night attack by overwhelming numbers of the enemy, fighting at close quarters in the dark for several hours.