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McADAMS, PETER

mcadams peter

Went 250 yards in front of his regiment toward the position of the enemy and, under fire, brought within the lines a wounded and unconscious comrade.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal (highest rank: Second Lieutenant) Company A, 98th Pennsylvania Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Armagh, County Armagh, Ireland

Citation

Went 250 yards in front of his regiment toward the position of the enemy and, under fire, brought within the lines a wounded and unconscious comrade.