Isaac James (Medal of Honor)
|Born||March 8, 1838
Jefferson Township, Ohio
|Died||September 26, 1914|
|Buried||Union City, Indiana|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army
|Unit||Company H, 110th Ohio Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Isaac James (March 8, 1838 – September 26, 1914) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. James received his country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor. James's medal was won for capturing the flag at Petersburg, Virginia on April 2, 1865. He was honored with the award on May 10, 1865.
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 Isaac James, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 April 1865, while serving with Company H, 110th Ohio Infantry, in action at Petersburg, Virginia, for capture of flag.