Eight Medal of Honors For Irishmen at Vicksburg 1863

#OnThisDay 1863 Menomen O’Donnell from Donegal was one of eight Irishmen who were awarded the Medal of Honor for their actions in the Battle of Vicksburg. O’Donnell & his men attacked the enemy fort & when the attack wavered, he rallied his men & planted their flag in the enemy fort.

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Eight Medal of Honors For Irishmen at Vicksburg 1863

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