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James Madison Cutts

Date of birth: 1838
Date of death: February 24, 1903
Burial location: Arlington, Virginia
Place of Birth: D.C., Washington
Home of record: Providence Rhode Island


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Infantry) James Madison Cutts, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on May & June, 1864, while serving with 11th U.S. Infantry, in action in the Wilderness Campaign, Spotsylvania & Petersburg, Virginia, for gallantry in actions.

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 2, 1891

Action Date: May & June, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Captain

Division: 11th U.S. Infantry