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
Company: Company H
Division: 4th West Virginia Infantry