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McCONNELL, JAMES

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Fought for hours lying between two dead comrades, notwithstanding his hat was pierced, his clothing plowed through by bullets, and his face cut and bruised by flying gravel.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company B, 33d Infantry, U.S. Volunteers

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Philippine Insurrections 1899 Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York

Citation

Fought for hours lying between two dead comrades, notwithstanding his hat was pierced, his clothing plowed through by bullets, and his face cut and bruised by flying gravel.