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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.


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