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James Isaac Christiancy
First Lieutenant, United States Army
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Born in 1844, he won the Medal of Honor during the Civil War while serving in Company D, 9th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry at Hawkes Shoups, Virginia, on May 28, 1864. The Medal was actually issued on October 10, 1892.

He died on December 18, 1899 and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.



CHRISTIANCY, JAMES I.

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company D, 9th Michigan Cavalry. Place and date: At Hawes Shops, Virginia, 28 May 1864. Entered service at: Monroe County, Michigan. Birth: Monroe County, Michigan. Date of issue: 10 October 1892. 

Citation:

While acting as aide, voluntarily led a part of the line into the fight, and was twice wounded. 



James I. Christiancy Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins

JI Christiancy Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, March 2006

CHRISTIANCY, JAMES I
LT 9TH MICH CAV
DATE OF DEATH: 12/18/1899
BURIED AT: SECTION 1 SITE 580-ES
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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