Cpl. John H. Pruitt, Medal of Honor

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John Henry Pruitt

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Birthplace: Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas, United States
Death: Died in Northeast of Reims, Département de la Marne, Champagne, France
Cause of death: Killed in action during German shelling at the Battle of Blanc Mont Ridge.
Place of Burial: Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of George Benton Pruitt and Melissa Belle Pruitt

Occupation: US Marine rifleman, one of 19 double recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Cpl. John H. Pruitt, Medal of Honor

http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/2578/pruitt-john-henry.php

lso received the Army Medal of Honor. Cpl. Pruitt single-handed attacked 2 machineguns, capturing them and killing 2 of the enemy. He then captured 40 prisoners in a dugout nearby. This gallant soldier was killed soon afterward by shellfire while he was sniping at the enemy.

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Cpl. John H. Pruitt, Medal of Honor's Timeline

1896
October 4, 1896
Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas, United States
1918
October 4, 1918
Age 22
Northeast of Reims, Département de la Marne, Champagne, France
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Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, United States