James Edgar Engle (James Edgar Engle)

James Edgar Engle

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company I, 97th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Bermuda Hundred, Virginia on May 18, 1864. His citation reads “Responded to a call for volunteers to carry ammunition to the regiment on the picket line and under a heavy fire from the enemy assisted in carrying a box of ammunition to the front and remained to distribute the same”. His Medal was issued on December 17, 1896. (bio by: Russ Dodge)  Family links:  Parents:  Isaac E. Engle (1798 – 1844)  Spouse:  Helen Augusta Fox Engle (1853 – 1927)* *Calculated relationship

Born

  • January, 01, 1970

Died

  • November, 11, 1897

Cemetery

  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Virginia
  • USA

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