James Edgar Engle
Captain, United States Army
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Born at Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1844, he earned the Medal of Honor during the Civil War while serving as a Sergeant in Company I, 97th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry at Bermuda 100, Virginia, on May 18, 1864. The Medal was actually issued to him on December 17, 1896.

He died on November 19, 1897 and he was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.


ENGLE, JAMES E. 

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company I, 97th Pennsylvania Infantry. Place and date: At Bermuda Hundred, Virginia, 18 May 1864. Entered service at: Chester, Penneylvania. Birth: Chester, Pennsylvania. Date of issue: 17 December 1896. 

Citation:

Responded to a call for volunteers to carry ammunition to the regiment on the picket line and under a heavy fire from the enemy assisted in carrying a box of ammunition to the front and remained to distribute the same.


ENGLE, J EDGAR
LT 16TH V R C CIVIL WAR
DATE OF DEATH: 11/20/1897
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE LOT 569
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

ENGLE, HELEN A WID OF ENGLE, J EDGAR
DATE OF DEATH: 08/31/1927
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE LOT 569
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF JE ENGLE, LT 16TH VRC CW



James Edgar Engle Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins


JE Engle Gravesite PHOTO
 Photo Courtesy of Ron Williams

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JE Engle Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003