O'BRIEN, PETER - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company A, 1st New York (Lincoln) Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Waynesboro, Va., 2 March 1865.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Ireland.

Date of issue:   26 March 1865.

Citation:   Capture of flag and of a Confederate officer with his horse and equipment.

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)