John Wollam (1838 - 1890)

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Birthplace: Hamilton, Ohio, USA
Death: Died in Jackson, Ohio, USA
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About John Wollam

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John Wollam, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on April, 1862, while serving with Company G, 21st Ohio Infantry, in action during the Andrew's Raid in Georgia. Private Wollam was one of the 19 of 22 men (including two civilians), who, by direction of General Mitchell (or Buell), penetrated nearly 200 miles south into enemy territory and captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Georgia, and attempted to destroy the bridges and track between Chattanooga and Atlanta.

General Orders: Date of Issue: July 20, 1864

Action Date: April, 1862

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company C

Division: 33d Ohio Infantry

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John Wollam's Timeline

1838
1838
Hamilton, Ohio, USA
1890
September 26, 1890
Age 52
Jackson, Ohio, USA
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Jackson, Jackson, Ohio, USA