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CMOHS.org - Corporal TRAYNOR, ANDREW, U.S. Army

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TRAYNOR, ANDREW

Rank: Corporal
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company D
Division: 1st Michigan Cavalry
Born: Newark, N.J.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Rome, N.Y.
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Place / Date: At Mason's Hill, Va., 16 March 1864
 
 


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Citation

Having been surprised and captured by a detachment of guerrillas, this soldier, with other prisoners, seized the arms of the guard over them, killed 2 of the guerrillas, and enabled all the prisoners to escape.