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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


John W Hart

Organization: Company D, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves

Entered Service: Cumberland, Md.

Birth: Germany.

Date Medal Issued: 3 August 1897.

Date of Action: 2 July 1863.

Place of Action: Gettysburg, Pa.


Was one of six volunteers who charged upon a log house near the Devil's Den, where a squad of the enemy's sharpshooters were sheltered, and compelled their surrender.


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