Born in Athens County, Ohio, in 1850, he earned the Medal of Honor during the Indian Wars while serving as Private, Company C, 5th United States Infantry, at Cedar Creek, Montana, in October 1876 and January 1877.
He died on February 26, 1929 and was buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.
CALVERT, JAMES S.
Rank and organization. Private, Company C, 5th U.S. Infantry. Place and date. At Cedar Creek, etc., Montana, October 1876 to January 1877. Entered service at: ——. Birth. Athens County, Ohio. Date of issue 27 April 1877.
Citation: Gallantry in action.
CALVERT, JAMES S
- SGT US ARMY
- DATE OF DEATH: 02/26/1929
- BURIED AT: SECTION S SITE LOT 2490
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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