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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 22/04/1848 Honesdale, Pennsylvania. d. 04/04/1915 Washington DC.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/02/1865 Hatcher's Run, Virginia.

 

Delaney was born in Honesdale, Pennsylvania on 22 April 1848. He joined the Army in March 1862. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in May 1865, and mustered out with his regiment in July.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Sprang between the lines and brought out a wounded comrade about to be burned in the brush.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Section 3, Grave 2170-WS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Carroll Delaney

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