PARKS, JAMES W. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company F, 11th Missouri Infantry.
Place and date:   At Nashville, Tenn., 16 December 1864. Entered service at: Xenia, Clay County, Ill.

Birth:   Lawrence County, Ohio.

Date of issue:   24 February 1865.

Citation:   Capture of flag.

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)