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Thomas Burke
Birth: 1842
Death: Mar. 15, 1902

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the Union Army on october 15, 1861, when at the age of 24 he was mustered in as a Private in Company A, 5th New York Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in action on June 30, 1863 at Hanover Courthouse, Virginia. His citation reads simply "Capture of battle flag." Honorably mustered out of service on October 15, 1864, he was awarded the Medal on February 11, 1878. (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Woodside
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: 3rd Calvary, Section 28, Range 9, Plot D, Grave 21
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Dec 30, 2003
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Thomas Burke
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Thomas Burke
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