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James R. Durham
Birth: Feb. 7, 1833
Death: Aug. 6, 1904

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Second Lieutenant in Company E, 12th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry and was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism at the 2nd Battle of Winchester, Virginia, on June 14, 1863. His official CMOH citation reads simply "Led his command over the stone wall, where he was wounded". His Medal was awarded to him on March 6, 1890. He was one of five 12th West Virginia soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for their bravery during the war (the others being Corporal Andrew O. Apple, 2nd Lieutenant Josiah M. Curtis, Private Joseph McCauslin, and Private Charles A. Reeder 
 
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Annie Durham (1838 - 1917)*
 
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Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 3, Lot 1435
 
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Record added: Feb 12, 2002
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Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Mar. 15, 2014
Honoring the service of 2LT James Durham.
- Charles Eugene Logston
 Added: Nov. 3, 2013

- Doug Lind
 Added: Oct. 29, 2013
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