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Thomas Timothy Fallon

  • Birth 17 Aug 1837 County Galway, Ireland
  • Death 23 Aug 1916 Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 6813181

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company K, 37th New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his combined bravery at the Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia on May 5, 1862, at the Battle of Fair Oaks, Virginia on May 30 and 31, 1862, and at Big Shanty, Georgia on June 14 and 15, 1864. His citation reads "At Williamsburg, Va., assisted in driving rebel skirmishers to their main line. Participated in action, at Fair Oaks, Va., though excused from duty because of disability. In a charge with his company at Big Shanty, Ga., was the first man on the enemy's works". His Medal was awarded to him on February 13, 1891, 26 years after the end of the War.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6813181
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Timothy Fallon (17 Aug 1837–23 Aug 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6813181, citing Saint Rose of Lima Cemetery, Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .