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CMOHS.org - Commissary Sergeant GALLOWAY, JOHN, U.S. Army

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GALLOWAY, JOHN

Rank: Commissary Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Born: Philadelphia, Pa.
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: At Farmville, Va., 7 April 1865
 
 


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Citation

His regiment being surprised and nearly overwhelmed, he dashed forward under a heavy fire, reached the right of the regiment, where the danger was greatest, rallied the men and prevented a disaster that was imminent.