CAREY, HUGH - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company E, 82d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Ireland.

Date of issue:   6 February 1888.

Citation:   Captured the flag of the 7th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.), being twice wounded in the effort.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)