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Henry Casey

Date of birth: October 28, 1837
Date of death: May 09, 1919
Burial location: Bloomingburg, Ohio
Place of Birth: Pennsylvania, New Geneva
Home of record: Bloomingburg Ohio


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 Private Henry Casey, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 22 April 1863, while serving with Company C, 20th Ohio Infantry, in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Private Casey voluntarily served as one of the crew of a transport that passed the forts under a heavy fire.

General Orders: Date of Issue: September 17, 1897

Action Date: April 22, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company C

Division: 20th Ohio Infantry