Pvt. Delano Morey, Medal of Honor

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Delano James Morey

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Licking County, Ohio
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Grove Cemetery Kenton Hardin County Ohio
Immediate Family:

Son of William Morey and Cynthia Morey
Husband of Elizabeth Morey
Father of Ida E Morey; Harley J Morey and J. P. Morey
Brother of William P Morey, Jr. and Sylvester Morey

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About Pvt. Delano Morey, Medal of Honor

Citation

After the charge of the command had been repulsed, he rushed forward alone with an empty gun and captured two of the enemy's sharpshooters.

http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/949/morey-delano.php

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?GRid=8327301&page=gr

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a prisoner of war. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company B, 82d Ohio Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 8, 1862 at McDowell, Virginia. His citation reads "After the charge of the command had been repulsed, he rushed forward alone with an empty gun and captured two of the enemy's sharpshooters.

He was 16 years old.

http://www.examiner.com/article/valor-the-valley-the-medal-of-honor-duo-who-took-on-stonewall-part-one

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Pvt. Delano Morey, Medal of Honor's Timeline

1845
1845
Licking County, Ohio
1873
1873
Age 28
1874
1874
Age 29
1878
1878
Age 33
1911
1911
Age 66
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Grove Cemetery Kenton Hardin County Ohio