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Assistant Surgeon

Richard J Curran

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Organization:    33d New York Infantry
Entered Service:   Seneca Falls, N.Y.
Birth:   4 January 1838, Ireland.
Date Medal Issued:   30 March 1898.

Date of Action:   17 September 1862.
Place of Action:   Antietam, Md.

Voluntarily exposed himself to great danger by going to the fighting line there succoring the wounded and helpless and conducting them to the field hospital.
US Army Medal of Honor, 1865

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