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LORISH, ANDREW

lorish andrew

Amid the enemy he grabbed the flag from a color bearer who then called for help. When the bearer's comrades were readying their rifles, he dashed directly at them securing their disarming. As he rode away, the Confederates picked up their guns firing at the captor of their flag.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Commissary Sergeant (highest rank: Brevet First Lieutenant) 19th New York Cavalry (1st New York Dragoons)

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Dansville, Livingston County, New York

Citation

Amid the enemy he grabbed the flag from a color bearer who then called for help. When the bearer's comrades were readying their rifles, he dashed directly at them securing their disarming. As he rode away, the Confederates picked up their guns firing at the captor of their flag.