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Richard Conner
Birth: Dec. 23, 1840
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 4, 1923
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served as a Private in Company F, 6th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the 2nd Battle of Bull Run, Virginia (August 29, 1862). His citation reads "The flag of his regiment having been abandoned during retreat, he voluntarily returned with a single companion under a heavy fire and secured and brought of the flag, his companion being killed". He rose to Sergeant, and was one of the re-enlisting members of the 6th New Jersey who were integrated into the 8th New Jersey Veteran Volunteers when the 6th's term of service expired in November 1864. Served until well after the war, being mustered out in July 1865. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
North Cedar Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section W3, Lot 28
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Dec 19, 2000
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Richard Conner
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Richard Conner
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Richard Conner
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Thank you, Soldier for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Nov. 4, 2016

- Mary Alequin
 Added: Oct. 14, 2015

 Added: Aug. 28, 2015
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