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

Timothy Spillane

Details
  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Ordnance Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    16th Pennsylvania Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: February 5 - 7, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Hatcher's Run, Virginia, USA
Citation
Gallantry and good conduct in action; bravery in a charge and reluctance to leave the field after being twice wounded.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Waterford, Saratoga County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: September 16, 1880
  • Born: 1842, County Kerry, Ireland
  • Died: December 3, 1901, Knoxville, TN, United States
  • Buried: Knoxville National Cemetery (MH) (A-3319), Knoxville, TN, United States
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