Patrick H. White (1832 - 1915)

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Birthplace: Sligo, Ireland
Death: Died
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About Patrick H. White

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Field Artillery) Patrick H. White, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 22 May 1863, while serving with Chicago Mercantile Battery, Illinois Light Artillery, in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Captain White carried, with others, by hand, a cannon up to and fired it through an embrasure of the enemy's works.

General Orders: Date of Issue: January 15, 1895

Action Date: May 22, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Captain

Company: Chicago Mercantile Battery

Division: Illinois Light Artillery

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Patrick White's Timeline

June 1, 1832
Sligo, Ireland
November 25, 1915
Age 83
Menands, Albany, New York, USA