John Walsh (1841 - 1924)

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Birthplace: Tipperary, Tipperary, County Tipperary, Ireland
Death: Died
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About John Walsh

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal John Walsh, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 19 October 1864, while serving with Company D, 5th New York Cavalry, in action at Cedar Creek, Virginia. Corporal Walsh recaptured the flag of the 15th New Jersey Infantry.

General Orders: Date of Issue: October 26, 1864

Action Date: October 19, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Corporal

Company: Company D

Division: 5th New York Cavalry

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December 4, 1841
Tipperary, Tipperary, County Tipperary, Ireland
May 25, 1924
Age 82
Springfield, Hampden, MA, USA