John Galloway

John Galloway headstone Sylvester Hopkins Martin headstone

Commissary Sergeant John Galloway, 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry, at Farmville, VA, April 7, 1865. Citation: His regiment being surprised and nearly overwhelmed, he dashed forward under a heavy fire, reached the…

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Moses Orr

Moses Orr headstone Sylvester Hopkins Martin headstone

Private Moses Orr, Company A, 1st U.S. Cavalry, during winter of 1872-73.  Citation: Gallant conduct during campaigns and engagements with Apaches.

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Sylvester Hopkins Martin

Sylvester Hopkins Martin headstone at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Lieutenant Sylvester H. Martin, Company K, 88th Pennsylvania Infantry, at Weldon Railroad, Va., August 19, 1864. Citation: Gallantly made a most dangerous reconnaissance, discovering the position of the enemy and…

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Francis A. Wilson

Francis A. Wilson headstone at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Corporal Francis A. Wilson, Company B, 95th Pennsylvania Infantry, at Petersburg, Va., April 2, 1865. Entered service at: Philadelphia Pa. Birth: Philadelphia, Pa. Date of issue: 25 June 1880. Citation:…

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Thomas G. Lyons

Thomas G. Lyons headstone at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Seaman, serving on board the U. S. S. Pensacola; in the attack on Forts Jackson and St. Philip, April 24, 1862; was lashed outside of that vessel, on the port-sheet…

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August P. Teytand

August P. Teytand headstone at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Quartermaster, third class, serving on board the U. S. S. Leyden; for heroism at the time of the wreck of that vessel, January 21, 1903, (G. O. 145, Dec. 26,…

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William Thompson

William Thompson headstone at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Signal quartermaster on board the U. S. S. Mohican in the action at Hilton Head, November 7, 1861 ;” steered the ship with a steady hand and bold heart under…

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Alexander Truett

Coxswain on board of the U. S. S. Richmond, Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864; commended for coolness and good conduct in the action in Mobile Bay on the morning and…

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John Williams

John Williams headstone at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Captain of maintop on board of the U. S. S. Pawnee, in the attack upon Mathias Point, June 26, 1861; “gallantry cannot be spoken of in too high-terms; though wounded…

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George Dreary

George Dreary headstone at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sergeant George Deary, Company L, 5th U.S. Cavalry, at Apache Creek, AZ, April 2, 1874, cited for “Gallantry in action.”  Date of Medal of Honor citation: April 12, 1875.  

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