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VERNAY, JAMES

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Served gallantly as a volunteer with the crew of the steamer Horizon that, under a heavy fire, passed the Confederate batteries.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Second Lieutenant (highest rank: Brevet Major) Company B, 11th Illinois Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Lacon, Marshall County, Illinois

Citation

Served gallantly as a volunteer with the crew of the steamer Horizon that, under a heavy fire, passed the Confederate batteries.