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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation

Brigadier General

John P Hatch

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Organization: US Volunteers (1st Div, I Corps)

Entered Service: New York, N.Y.

Birth: 9 January 1822, Oswego, N.Y.

Date Medal Issued: 28 October 1893.

Date of Action: 14 September 1862.

Place of Action: Turner's Gap (cited as South Mountain), Md.


Was severely wounded while leading one of his brigades in the attack under a heavy fire from the enemy.1


1   All data for the citation above quoted from:
US Senate, Veteran's Affairs Committee, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973, Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1979, Civil War  [AotW citation 31]


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