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J. (James) Harry Thompson

Medal of Honor Recipients

Rank and organization: Surgeon, U.S. Volunteers. 
Place and date: At New Bern, N.C., 14 March 1862. 
Entered service at: New York. 
Birth: England. 
Date of issue: 11 November 1870. 
Citation: Voluntarily reconnoitered the enemy's position and carried orders under the hottest fire.