James B. Bell
Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company H, 11th Ohio Infantry
Place and date: At Missionary Ridge, Tenn., 25 November 1863
Entered service at: Troy, Ohio
Date of issue: Unknown
Citation: Though severely wounded, was first of his regiment on the summit of the ridge, planted his colors inside the enemy's works, and did not leave the field until after he had been wounded 5 times.