James Kastor Peirsol

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James Kastor Peirsol

Birthplace: Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died
Place of Burial: New Brighton, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About James Kastor Peirsol

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant James Kastor Peirsol, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 5 April 1865, while serving with Company F, 13th Ohio Cavalry, in action at Paines Crossroads, Virginia, for capture of flag.

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 3, 1865

Action Date: April 5, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Company F

Division: 13th Ohio Cavalry

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September 21, 1843
Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States
March 1, 1927
Age 83
New Brighton, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States