SPILLANE, TIMOTHY - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company C, 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Hatchers Run, Va., 5_7 February 1865. Entered service at: Erie, Pa.

Birth:   Ireland.

Date of issue:   16 September 1880.

Citation:   Gallantry and good conduct in action; bravery in a charge and reluctance to leave the field after being twice wounded.

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)