James McConnell (Medal of Honor recipient)

James McConnell (Medal of Honor recipient)

Infobox Military Person
name= James McConnell
born= 1878
died= July 23, death year and age|1918|1878
placeofbirth= Syracuse, New York
placeofdeath=
placeofburial=


caption=
nickname=
allegiance= United States of America
branch= United States Army
serviceyears=
rank= Private
commands=
unit= Company B, 33d Infantry, U.S. Volunteers
battles= Philippine-American War
awards= Medal of Honor
laterwork=
relations=

James McConnell was a Private in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the Philippine-American War.

Medal of Honor citation

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 33d Infantry, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At Vigan, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 4 December 1899. Entered service at: Detroit, Mich. Birth: Syracuse, N.Y. Date of issue: 1 October 1902.

Citation:

:Fought for hours Iying between 2 dead comrades, notwithstanding his hat was pierced, his clothing plowed through by bullets, and his face cut and bruised by flying gravel.

ee also

*List of Medal of Honor recipients
*List of Philippine-American War Medal of Honor recipients

References

*cite web
accessdate=2008-04-23
url = http://www.army.mil/cmh/html/moh/philippine.html
title = "MCCONNELL, JAMES"
work = Medal of Honor Recipients: Philippine-American War
date = 16 July 2007
publisher= Center of Military History (CMH), United States Army

External links

*findagrave|787827 Retrieved on 2008-09-16

Persondata
NAME= James McConnell
ALTERNATIVE NAMES=
SHORT DESCRIPTION= Philippine-American War Medal of Honor recipient
DATE OF BIRTH= 1878
PLACE OF BIRTH= Syracuse, New York
DATE OF DEATH= July 23, 1918
PLACE OF DEATH=


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