Sgt. (USA) James May Rutter, Medal of Honor

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Sgt. (USA) James May Rutter, Medal of Honor

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: November 23, 1907 (66)
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Place of Burial: Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathaniel Rutter and Mary Ann Rutter
Husband of Martha C Burdette; Alvaretta Rutter and Martha C. Rutter
Father of Augusta Lauon Rutter; Private; Fanny Rutter and James May Rutter, Jr
Brother of Margaret Beaumont

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About Sgt. (USA) James May Rutter, Medal of Honor

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company C, 143d Pennsylvania Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on July 1, 1863 at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. His citation reads "At great risk of his life went to the assistance of a wounded comrade and while under fire removed him to a place of safety."* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Feb 10 2021, 17:55:55 UTC

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Sgt. (USA) James May Rutter, Medal of Honor's Timeline

1841
May 13, 1841
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
1869
1869
Pennsylvania
1874
September 1874
Pennsylvania
1888
December 30, 1888
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
1907
November 23, 1907
Age 66
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA