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TRAYNOR, ANDREW

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Having been surprised and captured by a detachment of guerrillas, this soldier, with other prisoners, seized the arms of the guard over them, killed two of the guerrillas, and enabled all the prisoners to escape.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal Company D, 1st Michigan Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Newark, Essex County, New Jersey

Citation

Having been surprised and captured by a detachment of guerrillas, this soldier, with other prisoners, seized the arms of the guard over them, killed two of the guerrillas, and enabled all the prisoners to escape.