HILL, JAMES - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   First Lieutenant, Company I, 21st lowa Infantry.
Place and date:   At Champion Hill, Miss., 16 May 1863.

Entered service at:   Cascade, lowa.

Birth:   England.

Date of issue:   15 March 1893.

Citation:   By skillful and brave management captured 3 of the enemy's pickets.

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)