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Peter McAdams
Birth: Apr. 21, 1834
Death: Sep. 29, 1926

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Second Lietuenant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Corporal in Company A, 98th Pennsylvania Infantry for action on May 3 1863 at Salem Heights, Virginia. His citation reads "Went 250 yards in front of his regiment toward the position of the enemy and, under fire, brought within the lines a wounded and unconscious comrade." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church Cemetery
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section F, Range 2, Tier East, Square XXII
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Mar 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7227449
Peter McAdams
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Peter McAdams
Added by: Don Morfe
Peter McAdams
Added by: Don Morfe
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Thank you, Soldier for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Sep. 29, 2016

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Jan. 5, 2015

- James Snow
 Added: Sep. 29, 2014
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