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

Denis Buckley

  • Also Known As: Buckley, Dennis
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company G,
    136th New York Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 20, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Peach Tree Creek, Georgia, USA
Capture of flag of 31st Mississippi (C.S.A.).
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Avon, Livingston County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 7, 1865
  • Born: 1844, Canada
  • Died: July 20, 1864, Peach Tree Creek, GA, United States
  • Buried: Marietta National Cemetery; Riverside Cemetery, Lindsay, Ontario Canada (IMO), Marietta, GA, United States

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