Congressional Medal of Honor Society Receives More Awards for Documentaries

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Congressional Medal of Honor Society

Stories of Sacrifice

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

Patrick Highland

Details
  • Rank: Corporal (Highest Rank: Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    23d Illinois Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Citation
Conspicuous gallantry as color bearer in the assault on Fort Gregg.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 12, 1865
  • Born: 1842, Tipperary, Ireland
  • Died:
 

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