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James Robert Lee Gillenwater
Birth: Oct. 28, 1871
Rye Cove
Scott County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 1946
Tennessee, USA

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was originally buried in Payne Cemetery, Rogersville, Tennessee. He served as a Corporal in the United States Army in Company A, 36th Infantry, US Volunteers. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on September 3, 1899 near Porac, Luzon, Philippine Islands. His citation reads "While on a scout drove off a superior force of insurgents and with the assistance of one comrade brought from the field of action the bodies of two comrades, one killed and the other severely wounded." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
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  Nannie V. Gillenwater (1878 - 1938)*
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Highland Cemetery
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section 3
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Sep 17, 2003
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James Robert Lee Gillenwater
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James Robert Lee Gillenwater
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James Robert Lee Gillenwater
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