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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1842 Dublin, Ireland. d. 30/09/1898 Chicago, Illinois.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/03/1865 Waynesboro, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company A, 1st New York Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on March 2, 1865 at Waynesboro, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag and of a Confederate officer with his horse and equipment.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ROSEHILL CEMETERY, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS.

Section H, Lot 47, Grave 46841

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Peter O'Brien

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