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b. 23/08/1844 Middletown, Orange County, New York.  d. 21/03/1903 Los Angeles, California.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 15/06/1863 Bristoe Station, Virginia.

 

Hallock was born in Mount Hope, New York on August 23, 1844. He was awarded the Medal of Honor, for extraordinary heroism shown on June 15, 1863, while serving as a Private with Company K, 124th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, at Bristoe Station, Virginia. His Medal of Honor was issued on September 10, 1897

 

 

MOH CITATION:

 

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Nathan Mullock Hallock, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 15 June 1863, while serving with Company K, 124th New York Infantry, in action at Bristoe Station, Virginia. At imminent peril Private Hallock saved from death or capture a disabled officer of his company by carrying him under a hot musketry fire, to a place of safety.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HILLSIDE CEMETERY, MIDDLETOWN, ORANGE COUNTY, NEW YORK.

Section 17, Lot 823

Nathan Mullock Hallock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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