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LEAHY, CORNELIUS

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Distinguished gallantry in action in driving off a superior force, and with the assistance of one comrade, brought from the field of action the bodies of two comrades, one killed and the other severely wounded, this while on a scout.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company A, 36th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers

Conflict

Year of honor

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Philippine Insurrections 1899 Limerick, Ireland

Citation

Distinguished gallantry in action in driving off a superior force, and with the assistance of one comrade, brought from the field of action the bodies of two comrades, one killed and the other severely wounded, this while on a scout.