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

Christopher Flynn

Details
  • Rank: Corporal (Highest Rank: Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company K,
    14th Connecticut Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 3, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Citation

Capture of flag of 52d North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.).

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 6, 1864

    By Major General George G. Meade, at a review of the 2nd Army Corps Headquarters, Peebles' House, near Petersburg, Va.

  • Born: December 1828, Ireland
  • Died: October 15, 1889, Sprague, CT, United States
  • Buried: St. Mary's Cemetery (PMH), Baltic, CT, United States
 

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