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 John Galloway

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John Galloway

  • Birth 1843 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 23 May 1904 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 21887

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as Commissary Sergeant of the 8th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Farmville, Virginia on April 7, 1865. His citation reads "His regiment being surprised and nearly overwhelmed, he dashed forward under a heavy fire, reached the right of the regiment, where the danger was greatest, rallied the men and prevented a disaster that was imminent". His Medal was issued on October 30, 1897.

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  • Added: 23 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21887
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Galloway (1843–23 May 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21887, citing Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .