|James B. Bell|
|Born||August 9, 1835|
|Died||June 30, 1910(aged 74)|
|Place of birth||Branot, Ohio|
|Buried at||Gettysburg, Ohio|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Unit||Company H, 11th Ohio Infantry|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Missionary Ridge|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Sergeant James B. Bell (August 9, 1835 – June 30, 1910) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
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 5 times.
- ↑ "Military Times Hall of Valor". http://projects.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=1531. Retrieved 14 September 2013.
- ↑ "James Bennett Bell". Find a Grave. 30 January 2004. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8335054. Retrieved 14 September 2013.
- ↑ "Bell, James B.". Congressional Medal of Honor Society. http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/86/bell-james-b.php. Retrieved 14 September 2013.
- ↑ "Civil War (A-L) Medal of Honor Recipients". http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/civwaral.html. Retrieved 14 September 2013.
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