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Allegiance  United States
Rank  First Lieutenant
Name  James Durham

James R. Durham
Born  February 7, 1833 Richmond, Virginia, U.S. (1833-02-07)
Died  August 6, 1904(1904-08-06) (aged 71) Washington, D.C., U.S.
Place of burial  Arlington National Cemetery
Service/branch  United States Army Union Army
Unit  12th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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.

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Medal of Honor citation

β€œThe 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.”

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