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John Callahan
Birth: Jan. 25, 1845
Death: Mar. 13, 1914

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Private in Company B, 122nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in the Union Army assault that resulted in the captire of Fort Blakely, Alabama on April 9, 1865. His citation reads simply "Capture of flag". His Medal was issued on June 8, 1865. He was one of two 122nd Illinois soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the other being Private George Stokes of Company C). (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lucinda Myra Crum Callahan (1849 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Mathias Sheridan Callahan (1869 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Cemetery
Manhattan
Riley County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Block 5, Lot 94, Grave 1
 
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Originally Created by: Bill Walker
Record added: Jun 21, 2002
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