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James H. Luther
Born (1841-01-24)January 24, 1841
Died March 3, 1916(1916-03-03) (aged 75)
Place of birth Dighton, Massachusetts
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Rank Private
Unit Company D, 7th Massachusetts Infantry
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

James H. Luther (January 24, 1841–March 3, 1916) was a private in the Union Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the American Civil War.

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Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 7th Massachusetts Infantry. Place and date: At Fredericksburg, Va., May 3, 1863. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Dighton, Mass. Date of issue: June 28, 1890.


Among the first to jump into the enemy's rifle pits, he himself captured and brought out three prisoners.

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