James Connors (Medal of Honor)
|Service/branch|| United States Army
|Years of service||1861 - 1865|
|Unit||43rd New York Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War
• Battle of Fisher's Hill
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
James Connors (1838 – unknown) was an Irish born Union Army soldier during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the Battle of Fisher's Hill near Strasburg, Virginia fought September 21–22, 1864. The battle was one of the engagements of the Valley Campaigns of 1864.
Medal of Honor citation
"The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private James Connors, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 22 September 1864, while serving with Company E, 43d New York Infantry, in action at Fisher's Hill, Virginia, for capture of flag."
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