Joel Parsons (1840 - 1919)

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Birthplace: Jackson, West Virginia, United States
Death: Died
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About Joel Parsons

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Joel Parsons, United States Army, for gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863, while serving with Company B, 4th West Virginia Infantry, in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

General Orders: Date of Issue: August 16, 1894

Action Date: May 22, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company B

Division: 4th West Virginia Infantry


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August 23, 1840
Jackson, West Virginia, United States
November 10, 1919
Age 79
Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States