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IRSCH, FRANCIS

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Gallantry in flanking the enemy and capturing a number of prisoners and in holding a part of the town against heavy odds while the Army was rallying on Cemetery Hill.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain Company D, 45th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1863 Saarburg, Germany

Citation

Gallantry in flanking the enemy and capturing a number of prisoners and in holding a part of the town against heavy odds while the Army was rallying on Cemetery Hill.