FLANAGAN, AUGUSTIN - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company A, 55th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Chapins Farm, Va., 29 September 1864. Entered service at: Chest Springs, Pa.

Birth:   Cambria County, Pa.

Date of issue:   6 April 1865.

Citation:   Gallantry in the charge on the enemy's works: rushing forward with the colors and calling upon the men to follow him; was severely wounded.

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)