CURRAN, RICHARD - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Assistant Surgeon, 33d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862.

Entered service at:   Seneca Falls, N.Y. Born: 4 January 1838, Ireland.

Date of issue:   30 March 1898.

Citation:   Voluntarily exposed himself to great danger by going to the fighting line there succoring the wounded and helpless and conducting them to the field hospital.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)