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b. 1841/1842 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. d. 09/02/1904 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 08/05/1864 Alsops Farm, Virginia.

 

Galloway was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and joined the Army in September 1861. He deserted his regiment the day before it fought at Gettysburg, but rejoined it in September 1863. He was finally discharged in November 1864.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private George Norton Galloway, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 8 May 1864, while serving with Company G, 95th Pennsylvania Infantry, in action at Alsops Farm, Virginia. Private Galloway voluntarily held an important position under heavy fire.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNT MORIAH CEMETERY, PHILADELPHIA. PENNSYLVANIA.

Plot: Section 149, Lot 48

George Norton Galloway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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