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 Moses Orr

Moses Orr

Birth
Ireland
Death 10 May 1897 (aged 56–57)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 1, Lot 41
Memorial ID 42915620 · View Source
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Indian Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. During the Civil War he served as a Private in Company A, 6th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry. After the war he re-entered the United States Army at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and served as a Private in Company A, 1st US Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action in the Apache campaigns in the winter of 1872-1873. His citation reads "Gallant conduct during campaigns and engagements with the Apaches."

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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 10 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42915620
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Moses Orr (1840–10 May 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42915620, citing Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .