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John Brosnan
Birth: Jul. 1, 1846, Ireland
Death: Aug. 7, 1921
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company E, 164th New York Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on June 17, 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia. His citation reads "Rescued a wounded comrade who lay exposed to the enemy's fire, receiving a severe wound in the effort." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: St Theresa Section, Range 9, Plot 18
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Dec 24, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8204698
John Brosnan
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John Brosnan
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John Brosnan
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Thank you so much for your honorable service to our nation during the Civil War. A soldier's duty is to protect his comrades with his life. You did you job very well, soldier. RIP
- John Haseltine
 Added: Mar. 25, 2017
Honoring your heroism and service for the preservation of the Union
- Wagon Master
 Added: Feb. 27, 2017

- kitten
 Added: Aug. 7, 2015
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