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Byron E Pay

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: LeRoy Township, New York
Death: February 19, 1906 (61)
Place of Burial: Arlington, Kingsbury, South Dakota, United States
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About Byron E Pay

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Byron E. Pay, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 15 February 1863, while serving with Company H, 2d Minnesota Infantry, in action at Nolensville, Tennessee. Private Pay was one of a detachment of 16 men who heroically defended a wagon train against the attack of 125 cavalry, repulsed the attack and saved the train.

General Orders: Date of Issue: September 11, 1897

Action Date: February 15, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company H

Division: 2d Minnesota Infantry

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Byron E Pay's Timeline

October 21, 1844
LeRoy Township, New York
February 19, 1906
Age 61
Arlington, Kingsbury, South Dakota, United States