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CMOHS.org - Sergeant NOLAN, JOHN J., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

NOLAN, JOHN J.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company K
Division: 8th New Hampshire Infantry
Born: 24 June 1844, Ireland
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Nashua, N.H.
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Place / Date: At Georgia Landing, La., 27 October 1862
 
 


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Citation

Although prostrated by a cannon shot, refused to give up the flag which he was carrying as color bearer of his regiment and continued to carry it at the head of the regiment throughout the engagement.