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Daniel A. Dorsey
Birth: Dec. 31, 1838
Death: May 10, 1918

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Corporal in Company H, 33rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery as a participant as an Andrews Raider in the famed "Great Locomotive Chase" through Georgia in April 1862. His citation reads "One of the 19 of 22 men (including 2 civilians) who, by direction of Gen. Mitchell (or Buell), penetrated nearly 200 miles south into enemy territory and captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Ga., in an attempt to destroy the bridges and track between Chattanooga and Atlanta". His Medal was issued on September 17, 1863. 22 other participants of the Raid were issued the CMOH. He was one of seven 33rd Ohio soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Corporal Martin J. Hawkins, Private Jacob Parrott, Corporal William Reddick, Private Samuel Robertson, Private Samuel Slavens, and Private John Wollam, all of whom were also Andrews Raiders). (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Leavenworth National Cemetery
Leavenworth
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 11, Row 19, Grave 8
GPS (lat/lon): 39.27456, -94.88536
 
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Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Jan 28, 2002
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- sondra
 Added: Apr. 10, 2013
RIP = Requiescat In Pace (Rest In Peace)
- t_town_ks
 Added: May. 15, 2012
Thank you Great Grand Uncle for you service to our country. I would have loved to know you and find out some family history.
- Linda Joiner
 Added: Jan. 14, 2012
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