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

Isaac Swartwood Catlin

  • Rank: Colonel (Highest Rank: Brevet Major General)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    109th New York Infantry (Railway Brigade)
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 30, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
In a heroic effort to rally the disorganized troops was disabled by a severe wound. While being carried from the field he recovered somewhat and bravely started to return to his command, when he received a second wound, which necessitated amputation of his right leg.
Medal of Honor Recipient Isaac S. Catlin
Medal of Honor Recipient Isaac S. Catlin
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Owego, Tioga County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: January 13, 1899
  • Born: July 8, 1835, Near Owego, Tioga County, NY, United States
  • Died: January 19, 1916, Brooklyn, NY, United States
  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (MH) (2-3397), Arlington, VA, United States

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