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Lonergan, John


Age: 24, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 26th NY CAV
Service: comn CPT, Co. A, 13th VT INF date?, m/o 7/21/63; enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, SGT, Co. M, FRON CAV, m/o 6/27/65, Brattleboro (Medal of Honor)

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Birth: 04/07/1837, Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary, Ireland
Death: 08/06/1902

Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Section F, Lot 85
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Stephen Restelli
Findagrave Memorial #: 22670


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/5/1880; widow Rodsanna, 9/8/1902, Canada
Portrait?: VHS Collections, Family, 13th History
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Died in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 13th Vt. History off-site

Webmaster's Note: After the Saint Albans Raid on October 19, 1864, Vermont raised two companies of cavalry to help guard the Canadian border; there were known as Frontier Cavalry, Companies F and M, but technically they were part of the 26th New York Cavalry.


2nd Great Granduncle of Stephen Restelli, Barre, VT

2nd Great Grandfather of Kevin Noonan, Charleston, SC

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St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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This soldier was awarded the Medal of Honor

"Fall 'Out' Here, Every D--d One of You!"

John Lonergan

Rank and Organization: Captain, Co. A, 13th Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: Gettysburg, PA, 2 Jul 1863.
Entered service at: Burlington.
Born: Ireland, Apr 7, 1839.
Died: 6 Aug 1902, Montreal, PQ.
Buried: St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Burlington, VT (Section F, Lot 85.)
Date of Issue: 28 Oct 1893.
Citation: Gallantry in the recapture of 4 guns and the capture of 2 additional guns from the enemy; also the capture of a number of prisoners.
NARA File Number: 326-VS-1882.


VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Portrait Portrait

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)