Member Spotlight Found in Civil War and Later... The National Archives Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index Location: Civil War and Later Veterans Pension IndexIllinoisInfantryRegiment 119Company FWhitmore, John
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John Whitmore - Medal of Honor Recipient Civil War - 119th IL Infantry

John Whitmore is my husband's GG-Grandfather and is a Medal of Honor Recipient. The reason this is unusual is that most of the MOH recipients were officers, so to h ave this honor bestowed upon him meant that he was conspicuously valiant.


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