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 Terrence Begley
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Terrence Begley Famous memorial Veteran

Birth
Ireland
Death
25 Aug 1864 (aged 19–20)
Dinwiddie County, Virginia, USA
Cenotaph
Menands, Albany County, New York, USA
Memorial ID
237194898 View Source

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. Civil War records described him as 5 feet 7 inches with grey eyes and reddish hair. His occupation was a clerk. He was killed in action at Weldon RR, Reams Station, Virginia. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company D, 7th New York Heavy Artillery. He was awarded the CMOH for action on June 3, 1864 at Cold Harbor, Virginia. His medal was issued on December 1, 1864. His citation reads, "Shot a Confederate color bearer, 26th Virginia Infantry, rushed forward and seized his colors, and although exposed to heavy fire, regained the lines in safety."

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. Civil War records described him as 5 feet 7 inches with grey eyes and reddish hair. His occupation was a clerk. He was killed in action at Weldon RR, Reams Station, Virginia. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company D, 7th New York Heavy Artillery. He was awarded the CMOH for action on June 3, 1864 at Cold Harbor, Virginia. His medal was issued on December 1, 1864. His citation reads, "Shot a Confederate color bearer, 26th Virginia Infantry, rushed forward and seized his colors, and although exposed to heavy fire, regained the lines in safety."

Bio by: Don Morfe

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Marte
  • Added: 2 Mar 2022
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 237194898
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/237194898/terrence-begley: accessed ), memorial page for Terrence Begley (1844–25 Aug 1864), Find a Grave Memorial ID 237194898, citing Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.