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First Lieutenant

John M. Wilson

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Organization:    U.S. Engineers
Entered Service:   Washington Territory
Birth:   Washington DC
Date Medal Issued:   3 July 1897

Date of Action:   6 August 1862
Place of Action:   Malvern Hill, Va.

Remained on duty, while suffering from an acute illness and very weak, and participated in the action of that date. A few days previous he had been transferred to a staff corps, but preferred to remain until the close of the campaign, taking part in several actions.
US Army Medal of Honor, 1865

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