James Sumner (1840 - 1912)

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Birthplace: London, England
Death: Died
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About James Sumner

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private James Sumner, United States Army, for gallantry in action on 20 October 1869, while serving with Company G, 1st U.S. Cavalry, in action at Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona Territory.

General Orders: Date of Issue: February 14, 1870

Action Date: October 20, 1869

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company G

Division: 1st U.S. Cavalry

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London, England
July 5, 1912
Age 72
Ventura, Ventura, California, USA