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James N. Strong

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Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, USA
Place of Burial: Old Fairfield Cemetery, Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, USA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About James N. Strong

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant James N. Strong, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 27 May 1863, while serving with Company C, 49th Massachusetts Infantry, in action at Port Hudson, Louisiana. Sergeant Strong volunteered in response to a call and took part in the movement that was made upon the enemy's works under a heavy fire there from in advance of the general assault.

General Orders: Date of Issue: November 25, 1893

Action Date: May 27, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Company C

Division: 49th Massachusetts Infantry

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James N. Strong's Timeline

1818
February 28, 1818
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA
1900
December 17, 1900
Age 82
Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, USA
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Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, USA