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James Hunter McConnell
Born 1878
Died July 23, 1918 (aged 39–40)
Place of birth Syracuse, New York
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Rank First Lieutenant
Unit Company B, 33d Infantry, U.S. Volunteers
Battles/wars Philippine-American War
Awards Medal of Honor

James McConnell was a Private in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the Philippine-American War.

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 33d Infantry, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At Vigan, Luzon, Philippine Islands, December 4, 1899. Entered service at: Detroit, Mich. Birth: Syracuse, N.Y. Date of issue: October 1, 1902.


Fought for hours Iying between 2 dead comrades, notwithstanding his hat was pierced, his clothing plowed through by bullets, and his face cut and bruised by flying gravel.

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