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 Moses Veale

Moses Veale

Birth
Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Death 27 Jul 1917 (aged 84)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Moreland Section, Lot 716
Memorial ID 12909 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Served as Captain of Company F, 109th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. Wounded several times, taken prisoner at the Battle of Cedar Mountain, and was held at the infamous Libby Prison. Exchanged, he served on the staff of Union General John W. Geary during Sherman's March to the Sea. Awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Wauhatchie, Tennessee on October 28, 1863. His citation reads "Gallantry in action, manifesting throughout the engagement coolness, zeal, judgment and courage. His horse was shot out from under him and he was hit by 4 enemy bullets". Medal awarded January 17,1894.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12909
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Moses Veale (9 Nov 1832–27 Jul 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12909, citing West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .