|James J. Nash|
|Died||June 11, 1927 (aged 51–52)|
|Place of birth||Louisville, Kentucky|
|Place of burial||San Antonio National Cemetery San Antonio, Texas|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||Company F, 10th U.S. Infantry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Nash was born 1875 in Louisville, Kentucky and entered the army from same location. He was sent to the Spanish–American War with Company F, 10th U.S. Infantry as a private where he received the Medal of Honor for assisting in the rescue of wounded while under heavy enemy fire.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Private, Company F, 10th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Santiago, Cuba, 1 July 1898. Entered service at: Louisville, Ky. Birth: Louisville, Ky. Date of issue: 22 June 1899.
Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "War with Spain; Nash, James J.". Medal of Honor recipients, War With Spain. United States Army Center of Military History. August 3, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/warspain.html. Retrieved August 3, 2010.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "James J. Nash". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. October 27, 2000. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18171. Retrieved August 3, 2010.
- "James J. Nash". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=1586. Retrieved August 3, 2010.
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