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Moses Orr

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 ( : 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 .