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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


James Drury

Organization: Company C, 4th Vermont Infantry

Entered Service: Chester, Vt.

Birth: Ireland.

Date Medal Issued: 18 January 1893.

Date of Action: 23 June 1864.

Place of Action: Weldon Railroad, Va.


Saved the colors of his regiment when it was surrounded by a much larger force of the enemy and after the greater part of the regiment had been killed or captured.

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