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Patrick Delacey

  • Rank: First Sergeant (Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    143d Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 6, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Wilderness Campaign, Virginia, USA
Running ahead of the line, under a concentrated fire, he shot the color bearer of a Confederate regiment on the works, thus contributing to the success of the attack.
Medal of Honor Recipient Patrick Delacey
Medal of Honor Recipient Patrick Delacey
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 24, 1894
  • Born: November 25, 1835, Carbondale, Lackawanna County, PA, United States
  • Died: April 27, 1915, Scranton, PA, United States
  • Buried: St. Catherine's Catholic Cemetery (MH) (B), Moscow, PA, United States

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