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John Carroll Delaney
Captain, United States Army
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John Carroll Delaney was born in Ireland on April 22, 1848, and entered the service at Honesdale, Pennsyvlania. He earned the Medal of Honor during the Civil War while serving as Sergeant, Company I, 107th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry at Danby's Mills, Virginia, on February 6, 1862. The Medal was actually issued to him on August 29, 1894.

He died on April 4, 1915 and is buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.

His wife, E. Dora Klein Delaney (1858-1917), is buried with him.


DELANEY, JOHN C.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company I, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry. Place and date: At Danby's mills, Virginia, 6 February 1860. Entered service at: Honesdale, Pennsylvania. Birth: 22 April 1848, Ireland. Date of issue: 29 August 1894.

Citation:

Sprang between the lines and brought out a wounded comrade about to be burned in the brush.



John Delaney Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins, 1990

DELANEY, JOHN C
2ND LT I 107TH PA INF CW
DATE OF DEATH: 04/14/1915
BURIED AT: SECTION SD W/  SITE LOT 2170
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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