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John Carroll Delaney

Date of birth: April 22, 1848
Date of death: April 04, 1915
Burial location: Arlington, Virginia
Place of Birth: Ireland, Ireland
Home of record: Honesdale Pennsylvania


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant John Carroll Delaney, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 February 1865, while serving with Company I, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry, in action at Dabney's Mills, Virginia. Sergeant Delaney sprang between the lines and brought out a wounded comrade about to be burned in the brush.

General Orders: Date of Issue: August 29, 1894

Action Date: February 6, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Company I

Division: 107th Pennsylvania Infantry