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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
US Army Medal of Honor, 1865


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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