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Henry Casey

Details
  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Corporal)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    20th Ohio Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Citation
Voluntarily served as one of the crew of a transport that passed the forts under a heavy fire.
Medal of Honor Recipient Henry Casey
Medal of Honor Recipient Henry Casey
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Bloomingburg, Fayette County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: September 17, 1897
  • Born: October 28, 1837, New Geneva, Fayette County, PA, United States
  • Died: May 9, 1919, Bloomingburg, OH, United States
  • Buried: Bloomingburg Cemetery (MH), Bloomingburg, OH, United States
 

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