Martin Conboy (1833 - 1909)

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Birthplace: Ireland
Death: Died in East Orange, Essex, New Jersey
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About Martin Conboy

http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/281/conboy-martin.php

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Took command of the company in action, the captain having been wounded, the other commissioned officers being absent, and handled it with skill and bravery.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19710

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War first as a Sergeant, then as a 2nd Lieutenant in Company B, 37th New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia on May 5, 1862. His citation reads "Took command of the company in action, the captain having been wounded, the other commissioned officers being absent, and handled it with skill and bravery". His Medal was issued on October 11, 1892. Originally interred in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in East Orange, New Jersey, his descendents had his remains moved to Arlington National Cemetery in July 2001.

http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/mconboy.htm

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Sgt. Martin Conboy, Medal of Honor's Timeline

1833
1833
Ireland
1873
1873
Age 40
1878
1878
Age 45
New York, USA
1881
1881
Age 48
1885
1885
Age 52
1909
1909
Age 76
East Orange, Essex, New Jersey
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Arlington National Cemetery Arlington Arlington County Virginia