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b. ? Ireland.  d. ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 14/05/1864 Resaca, Georgia.

 

Tyrrell was born in Ireland and entered service in Hamilton County, Ohio. He was awarded the Medal of Honor, for extraordinary heroism shown on May 14, 1864, while serving as a Corporal with Company G, 5th New York Cavalry, at Battle of Resaca in Georgia. Tyrrell won his medal for capturing a Confederate battle flag. His Medal of Honor was issued on June 11, 1895.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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George William Tyrrell