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COYNE, JOHN

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Capture of a flag after a severe hand-to-hand contest; was mentioned in orders for his gallantry.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: Lieutenant Colonel) Company B, 70th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 New York, New York

Citation

Capture of a flag after a severe hand-to-hand contest; was mentioned in orders for his gallantry.