Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private, Company F, Independent Pennsylvania Light Artillery. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on the Second Day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (July 2, 1863). His citation reads "Saved a gun of his battery under heavy musketry fire, most of the horses being killed and the drivers wounded". His Medal was issued on December 21, 1892. (bio by: Russ Dodge)
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I'm willing to bet your battery was down in the Peach Orchard with the III Army Corps. Thank you for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir. -
Daniel Moran Added: Apr. 29, 2016