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Samuel O. McElhinny
Birth: 1845
Death: May 15, 1923

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company A, 2d West Virginia Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 6, 1865 at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia. His citation reads "Capture of flag."  (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary E. McElhinny (1848 - 1922)*
 
 Children:
  Nellie Celicia McElhinny (1883 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pine Street Cemetery
Gallipolis
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section D-I, Lot 207
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jan 29, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8333199
Samuel O. McElhinny
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Samuel O. McElhinny
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 6, 2014

- CindyS
 Added: Feb. 24, 2014
also served in Co. E, 2nd WVa Cav
- KathyCook
 Added: Oct. 11, 2013
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