John Lonergan

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John Lonergan
Born (1839-04-07)April 7, 1839
Carrick-on-Suir, Ireland
Died August 6, 1902(1902-08-06) (aged 66)
Montreal, Canada
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1862 - 1863, 1865
Rank Captain
Unit Company A, 13th Vermont Infantry
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

John Lonergan (April 7, 1839–August 6, 1902) was a captain in the Union Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War.

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Rank and organization: Captain, Company A, 13th Vermont Infantry. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863. Entered service at: Burlington, Vt. Birth: Ireland. Date of issue: October 28, 1893.


Gallantry in the recapture of 4 guns and the capture of 2 additional guns from the enemy; also the capture of a number of prisoners.

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