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Thomas Horan

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E,
    72d New York Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 2, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
In a charge of his regiment this soldier captured the regimental flag of the 8th Florida Infantry (C.S.A.).
Medal of Honor Recipient Thomas Horan
Medal of Honor Recipient Thomas Horan
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 5, 1898
  • Born: 1839, Ireland
  • Died: 1902, Madison, IL, United States
  • Buried: St. Mary's Cemetery, Dunkirk, NY, United States

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