Michael Augustus Dillon
Private, United States Army
at Chelmsford, Massachusetts, on September 29, 1839, he earned the during the Civil War while serving with Company
G, 2nd New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry at Williamsburg, Virginia, on May
5, 1862. The Medal was actually presented to him on October 10, 1899. He
died on October 6, 1903 and was buried in Section 14 of Arlington National
Cemetery. His wife, Theresa Quinn Dillon (1844-1929), is buried with him.
DILLON, MICHAEL A.
Rank and organization: Private, Company G, 2d New Hampshire Infantry. Place and date: At Williamsburg, Virginia, 5 May 1862. At Oak Grove, Virginia, 25 June 1862. Entered service at: Wilton, N.H. Birth: Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Date of issue: 10 October 1889.
Bravery in repulsing the enemy's charge on
a battery, at Williamsburg, Virginia. At Oak Grove, Virginia, crawled outside
the lines and brought in important information.
DILLON, THERESA QUINN WIDOW OF MICHAEL A
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins
Updated: 25 September 2000 Updated: 15 March 2003 Updated: 18 September 2004