SUMMERS, JAMES C. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company H, 4th West Virginia Infantry.
Place and date:   At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1 863.

Entered service at:   Kanawha County, W. Va. Born: 14 February 1838, Kanawha County, W. Va. Date of issue: 25 February 1895.

Citation:   Gallantry in charge of the "volunteer storming party."

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)