Congdon Medal Of Honor
James Madison {Congdon}  Born: 1843 Niagra, N.Y.

Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company E, 8th New York Cavalry. Place and Date: At
Waynesboro, Va., 2 March 1865. Entered Service At: Fairport, N.Y. Birth: Niagara, N.Y.
Date Of Issue: 26 March 1865.


Recapture of Gen. Crook's headquarters flag.
Alphabetical List, Civil War MOH Recipients
James MADISON (CONGDON). Fairport, NY.
U.S.A. C5955S4-8
The disabily was  "underaged"  "He was determined to enlist and help fight the war"
After James Congdon was wounded in action near Culpeper, VA he re-inlisted under the name of
James Madison & later received the medal of honor per the above citation.