| United States|
| James Durham|
| February 7, 1833
Richmond, Virginia, U.S. (1833-02-07) |
August 6, 1904(1904-08-06) (aged 71)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Arlington National Cemetery
United States Army
12th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment
James R. Durham Wikipedia
James R. Durham (February 7, 1833 – August 6, 1904) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the Second Battle of Winchester, Virginia on June 14, 1863.
“The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Lieutenant James R. Durham, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 14 June 1863, while serving with Company E, 12th West Virginia Infantry, in action at Winchester, Virginia. Second Lieutenant Durham led his command over the stone wall, where he was wounded.”