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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Bernard McCarren

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Corporal)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    1st Delaware Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 3, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Capture of flag.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Wilmimgton, New Castle County, Delaware
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 1, 1864
  • Born: 1830, Ireland
  • Died: June 20, 1870, Wilmington, DE, United States
  • Buried: Old Cathedral All Saints Cemetery (20-14), Wilmington, DE, United States
  • Location of Medal: National Archives & Records Administration, Washington, DC

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