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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation

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.


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