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James Barber
Birth: Jul. 11, 1841
Death: Jun. 26, 1925

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Corporal in Company G, 1st Rhode Island Volunteer Light Artillery. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Petersburg, Virginia on April 2, 1865. His citation reads “Was one of a detachment of 20 picked artillerymen who voluntarily accompanied an infantry assaulting party, and who turned upon the enemy the guns captured in the assault”. His Medal was issued on June 20, 1866. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
River Bend Cemetery
Westerly
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
Plot: Section 21, Lot 385
 
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Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Oct 19, 2001
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