BEGLEY, TERRENCE - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company D, 7th New York Heavy Artillery.
Place and date:   At Cold Harbor, Va., 3 June 1864.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Ireland.

Date of issue:   1 December 1864.

Citation:   Shot a Confederate color bearer, rushed forward and seized his colors, and although exposed to heavy fire, regained the lines in safety.

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)