James W. Larrabee
was a Corporal
in the Union Army
and a Medal of Honor
recipient for his actions in the American Civil War
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Corporal, Company I, 55th Illinois Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., May 22, 1863. Entered service at: Mendota, Ill. Birth: Rensselaer County, N.Y. Date of issue: September 2, 1893.
- Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."