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James Fegan
Birth: 1827
County Westmeath, Ireland
Death: Jun. 25, 1886
Fort Shaw
Cascade County
Montana, USA

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the United States Army in Company H, 3d U.S. Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on March 1868 at Plum Creek, Kansas. His citation reads "While in charge of a powder train en route from Fort Harker to Fort Dodge, Kansas, was attacked by a party of desperadoes, who attempted to rescue a deserter in his charge and to fire the train. Sgt. Fegan, singlehandedly, repelled the attacking party, wounding two of them, and brought his train through in safety." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
Custer National Cemetery
Crow Agency
Big Horn County
Montana, USA
Plot: Section A, Grave 749
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Apr 19, 2004
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James Fegan
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James Fegan
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