Bell, James Joseph, SGT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant (Infantry)
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Primary Unit
1870-1901, 7th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1870 - 1901

Sergeant (Infantry)


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Home Country
Ireland
Ireland
Year of Birth
1845
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Bell, James Joseph (MOH), SGT USA(Ret).
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Country Antrim, Ireland
Last Address
Chicago, Illinois

Date of Passing
Jun 01, 1901
 
Location of Interment
Mount Olive Cemetery - Chicago, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Block C, Lot 808

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Congressional Medal Of Honor Society
  1875, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the United States Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company E, 7th US Infantry for action on July 9, 1876 at Big Horn, Montana. His citation reads "Carried dispathes to Gen. Crook at the imminent risk of his life."

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
7th Infantry Regiment
  1870-1901, 7th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1870-1891 Indian Wars (US)
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
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