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John B. Fassett
Born 1843
Died January 18, 1905(1905-01-18)
Place of birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Place of death Bronx, New York
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch U.S. Army
Rank Captain
Unit Pennsylvania Company F, 23rd Pennsylvania Infantry
Battles/wars Battle of Gettysburg
Awards Medal of Honor

Captain John Barclay Fassett (1843 to January 18, 1905) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Fassett received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania on 2 July 1863. He was honored with the award on 29 December 1894.[1][2]

Biography[]

Fassett was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1843. He enlisted into the 23rd Pennsylvania Infantry. He died on 18 January 1905 and his remains are interred at the x.

Medal of Honor citation[]

While acting as an aide, voluntarily led a regiment to the relief of a battery and recaptured its guns from the enemy.[1][2]

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