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RAFFERTY, PETER

rafferty peter

Having been wounded and directed to the rear, declined to go, but continued in action, receiving several additional wounds, which resulted in his capture by the enemy and his total disability for military service.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Captain) Company B, 69th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 County Tyrone, Ireland

Citation

Having been wounded and directed to the rear, declined to go, but continued in action, receiving several additional wounds, which resulted in his capture by the enemy and his total disability for military service.