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Sgt Hugh Carey
Birth: 1840
Death: Mar. 26, 1886
New York, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company E, 82nd New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on the Second Day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (July 2, 1863). His citation reads "Captured the flag of the 7th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.), being twice wounded in the effort". His Medal was issued on February 6, 1888. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Holy Cross Cemetery
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: St. John, Row D, Plot 7
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 25, 2001
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Sgt Hugh Carey
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Sgt Hugh Carey
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Thank you for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. Rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Mar. 26, 2016
- Ceme-Terry Photographer
 Added: Jul. 15, 2015

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 29, 2014
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