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

Thomas McGraw

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    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
One of the three soldiers most conspicuous for gallantry in the final assault.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 12, 1865
  • Born: 1834, Ireland
  • Died: September 22, 1899, LaCrosse, KS, United States
  • Buried: LaCrosse City Cemetery (MH) (2-20-6) , LaCrosse, KS, United States

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