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WALKER, JAMES

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After two color bearers had fallen, seized the flag and carried it forward, assisting in the capture of the battery. Shortly thereafter he captured the flag of the 41st Alabama and the color bearer.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Color Sergeant) Company K, 31st Ohio Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Harmony, Clark County, Ohio

Citation

After two color bearers had fallen, seized the flag and carried it forward, assisting in the capture of the battery. Shortly thereafter he captured the flag of the 41st Alabama and the color bearer.