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Martin Conboy

Date of birth: 1833
Date of death: December 21, 1909
Burial location: Arlington, Virginia
Place of Birth: Ireland, Roscommon
Home of record: New York New York


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 First Sergeant Martin Conboy, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 5 May 1862, while serving with Company B, 37th New York Infantry, in action at Williamsburg, VA. First Sergeant Conboy took command of the company in action, the captain having been wounded, the other commissioned officers being absent, and handled it with skill and bravery.

General Orders: Date of Issue: October 11, 1892

Action Date: May 5, 1862

Service: Army

Rank: First Sergeant

Company: Company B

Division: 37th New York Infantry