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James Parker Landis
Born (1843-07-20)July 20, 1843
Died December 1, 1924(1924-12-01) (aged 81)
Place of birth Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
Place of burial Yeagertown, Pennsylvania
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1861 - 1865
Rank Chief Bugler
Unit 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

James Parker Landis (July 20, 1843 – December 1, 1924) was a soldier in the Union Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the American Civil War.

Landis joined the army from Lewiston, Pennsylvania in August 1861, and became the regimental Chief Bugler of the 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry in May 1863. He was discharged in June 1865.[1]

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and organization: Chief Bugler, 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry. Place and date: At Paines Crossroads, Va., April 5, 1865. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Mifflin County, Pa. Date of issue: May 3, 1865.


Capture of flag.[2]

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