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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation

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.


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