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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1840 Ireland. d. 10/05/1897 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 1872-1873 Arizona.

 

Indian Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. During the Civil War he served as a Private in Company A, 6th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry. After the war he re-entered the United States Army at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and served as a Private in Company A, 1st US Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action in the Apache campaigns in the winter of 1872-1873.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallant conduct during campaigns and engagements with the Apaches.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNT MORIAH CEMETERY, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Section 1, Lot 41

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Moses Orr

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