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CMOHS.org - Commissary Sergeant LORISH, ANDREW J., U.S. Army

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LORISH, ANDREW J.

Rank: Commissary Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 19th New York Cavalry (1st New York Dragoons)
Born: 8 November 1832, Dansville, Steuben County, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: At Winchester, Va., 19 September 1864
 
 


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Citation

Amid the enemy he grabbed the flag from a color bearer who then called for help. When the bearer's comrades were readying their rifles he dashed directly at them securing their disarming. As he rode away, the Confederates picked up their guns firing at the captor of their flag.