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

John Lonergan

  • Rank: Captain
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    13th Vermont Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 2, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Gallantry in the recapture of four guns and the capture of two additional guns from the enemy; also the capture of a number of prisoners.
Medal of Honor Recipient John Lonergan
Medal of Honor Recipient John Lonergan
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 28, 1893
  • Born: April 7, 1839, Carrick, County Donegal, Ireland
  • Died: August 6, 1902, Montreal, Canada
  • Buried: St. Joseph's Cemetery, Burlington, VT, United States

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