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BEGLEY, TERRENCE

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Shot a Confederate color bearer, 26th Virginia Infantry, rushed forward and seized his colors, and although exposed to heavy fire, regained the lines in safety.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company D, 7th New York Heavy Artillery

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Ireland

Citation

Shot a Confederate color bearer, 26th Virginia Infantry, rushed forward and seized his colors, and although exposed to heavy fire, regained the lines in safety.