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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1830 Ireland.  d. 22/10/1885 ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 01/10/1864 Chapel House Farm, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a private in the Co G. 14th US Infantry when war broke out. He participated in 56 battles and in one engagement, suffered the loss of an eye. On November 25, 1869 he was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery in the battle of Chapel House Farm, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in action.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: CEDAR LAWN CEMETERY, PATERSON, NEW JERSEY.

Section 13, Lot A, Grave 419

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Robert Wright

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