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

Charles McAnally

Details
  • Rank: Second Lieutenant (Highest Rank: Captain)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    69th Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 12, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA
Citation
In a hand-to-hand encounter with the enemy captured flag, was wounded in the act, but continued on duty until he received a second wound.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 2, 1897
  • Born: May 12, 1836, Ireland
  • Died: 1905, Austin, TX, United States
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