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Thomas J. Box
Born (1833-11-07)November 7, 1833
Died December 18, 1914(1914-12-18) (aged 81)
Allegiance US flag 34 stars.svg United States of America
Service/branch U.S. Army
Rank Captain
Unit Indiana Company D, 27th Indiana Infantry
Battles/wars Battle of Resaca
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

Captain Thomas J. Box (November 7, 1833 to December 18, 1914) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Box received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Resaca in Georgia on 14 May 1864. He was honored with the award on 7 April 1865.[1][2]


Box was born on 7 November 1833 in Indiana. He enlisted into the 27th Indiana Infantry at Bedford, Indiana.[2] He died on 18 December 1914 in Indianapolis and his remains are interred at the Green Hill Cemetery in Indiana.[3]

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Capture of flag of the 38th Alabama Infantry (C.S.A.).[1][2]

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