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Thomas Joseph Callan
Birth: Jul. 12, 1853
County Louth, Ireland
Death: May 5, 1908
Yonkers
Westchester County
New York, USA

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Indian Wars as a Private in Company B, 7th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Little Big Horn, Montana on June 25 and 26, 1876. His citation reads "Volunteered and succeeded in obtaining water for the wounded of the command; also displayed conspicuously good conduct in assisting to drive away the Indians". His Medal was issued on October 24, 1896. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Callan (1820 - 1886)
  Ann Callan (1820 - 1889)
 
 Siblings:
  Patrick A. Callan (1847 - 1917)*
  Mary Callan Degnan (1847 - 1909)*
  Mary (Jane) Joachim Callan (1851 - 1888)*
  Thomas Joseph Callan (1853 - 1908)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
East Orange
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: St. Stephen's Section, Lot 18, Grave 5
 
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Record added: Jan 23, 2001
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Thomas Joseph Callan
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Thomas Joseph Callan
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Thomas Joseph Callan
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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