Corporal John Walsh Medal of Honor 1864

#Onthisday 1864 Corporal John Walsh, from Tipperary, was awarded the Medal of Honor for for extraordinary heroism while serving with 5th New York Cavalry, in action at Cedar Creek, Virginia. Corporal Walsh recaptured the flag of the 15th New Jersey Infantry.

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