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

Thomas Riley

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Corporal)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    1st Louisiana Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 4, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Fort Blakely, Alabama, USA
Captured the flag of the 6th Alabama Cavalry (C.S.A.).
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 8, 1865
  • Born: 1837, Ireland
  • Died:

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