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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. ? Ireland. d. ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 04/04/1865 Fort Blakely, Alabama.

 

Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was born in Ireland. He entered the Union Army in New Orleans, Louisiana. His highest rank was Corporal. He was awarded the CMOH as a Private in Company D, 1st Louisiana Cavalry for action on April 4, 1865 at Fort Blakely, Alabama.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Captured the flag of the 6th Alabama Cavalry (C.S.A.).

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thomas Riley