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Sgt Hugh Carey

Sgt Hugh Carey

Birth
Ireland
Death 26 Mar 1886 (aged 45–46)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot St. John, Row D, Plot 7
Memorial ID 19735 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company E, 82nd New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on the Second Day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (July 2, 1863). His citation reads "Captured the flag of the 7th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.), being twice wounded in the effort". His Medal was issued on February 6, 1888.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 25 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19735
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Hugh Carey (1840–26 Mar 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19735, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .