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John Henry Weeks

Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Hampton, Connecticut, USA
Death: March 10, 1911 (65)
Place of Burial: Hartwick Seminary, New York, USA
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About John Henry Weeks

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John Henry Weeks, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 12 May 1864, while serving with Company H, 152d New York Infantry, in action at Spotsylvania, Virginia, for the capture of flag and Color Bearer using an empty cocked rifle while outnumbered by five or six.

General Orders: Date of Issue: December 1, 1864

Action Date: May 12, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company H

Division: 152d New York Infantry

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March 15, 1845
Hampton, Connecticut, USA
March 10, 1911
Age 65
Hartwick Seminary, New York, USA