James Edgar Engle
Captain, United States Army
at Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1844, he earned the
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.
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.
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, HELEN A WID OF ENGLE, J EDGAR
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