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John H. Harbourne

Date of birth: September 9, 1840
Date of death: November 29, 1928
Burial location: Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
Place of Birth: England, England
Home of record: Readville Massachusetts


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 Private John H. Harbourne, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 17 June 1864, while serving with Company K, 29th Massachusetts Infantry, in action at Petersburg, Virginia, for capture of flag along with three enemy men.

General Orders: Date of Issue: February 24, 1897

Action Date: June 17, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company K

Division: 29th Massachusetts Infantry