LONERGAN, JOHN - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain, Company A, 13th Vermont Infantry. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863.

Entered service at:   Burlington, Vt.

Birth:   Ireland.

Date of issue:   28 October 1893.

Citation:   Gallantry in the recapture of 4 guns and the capture of 2 additional guns from the enemy; also the capture of a number of prisoners.

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)