WALSH, JOHN - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company D, 5th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Cedar Creek, Va., 19 October 1864.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Ireland.

Date of issue:   26 October 1864.

Citation:   Recaptured the flag of the 15th New Jersey Infantry.

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)