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 Thomas Joseph Callan

Thomas Joseph Callan

Birth
County Louth, Ireland
Death 5 May 1908 (aged 54)
Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, USA
Burial East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Plot St. Stephen's Section, Lot 18, Grave 5
Memorial ID 19709 · View Source
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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.

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  • Added: 23 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19709
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Joseph Callan (12 Jul 1853–5 May 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19709, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .