U.S. ARMY

James B. Bell

Rank:

Conflict/Era:

U.S. CIVIL WAR

Unit/Command:

COMPANY H, 11TH OHIO INFANTRY

Military Service Branch:

U.S. ARMY

Medal of Honor Action Date:

NOVEMBER 25, 1863

Medal of Honor Action Place:

MISSIONARY RIDGE, TENNESSEE

Citation:

Though severely wounded, was first of his regiment on the summit of the ridge, planted his colors inside the enemy's works, and did not leave the field until after he had been wounded five times.

Additional Information:

Awarded Posthumously:

NO

Born:

AUGUST 9, 1835, BRANOT, OHIO

Died:

JUNE 30, 1910, ELKHART, INDIANA

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