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James Calvin Summers

Birthdate: (89)
Birthplace: Elk River (Charleston), West Virginia
Death: May 9, 1927 (89)
Place of Burial: Elkview, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About James Calvin Summers

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

General Orders: Date of Issue: February 25, 1895

Action Date: May 22, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company H

Division: 4th West Virginia Infantry

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February 14, 1838
Elk River (Charleston), West Virginia
May 9, 1927
Age 89
Elkview, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA