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b. 07/04/1839 Carrick-on-Suir, Ireland.  d. 06/08/1902 Montreal, Canada.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/07/1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as Captain and commander of Company A, 13th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on the 2nd Day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (July 2, 1863).

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in the recapture of 4 guns and the capture of 2 additional guns from the enemy; also the capture of a number of prisoners.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SAINT JOSEPH CEMETERY, BURLINGTON, VERMONT.

Section F, Lot 85

John Lonergan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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