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John J. Walsh
Birth: Dec. 4, 1841
Death: May 25, 1924

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a prisoner of war. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company D, 5th New York Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on October 19, 1864 at Cedar Creek, Virginia. His citation reads "Recapture of the flag of the 15th New Jersey Infantry." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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  Catherine Maher Walsh (1846 - 1910)
 
Inscription:
JOHN WALSH
MEDAL OF HONOR
CORP CO D 5 NY CAVALRY
CIVIL WAR
DEC 4 1841 MAY 25 1924

 
Burial:
Saint Benedicts Cemetery
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Dec 22, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8201297
John J. Walsh
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John J. Walsh
Added by: Don Morfe
 
John J. Walsh
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