Michael Augustus Dillon – Private, United States Army

Born at Chelmsford, Massachusetts, on September 29, 1839, he earned the Medal of Honor 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.

Citation:

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, MICHAEL A

  • PVT G 2ND NH INF CIVIL WAR
  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF DEATH: 10/06/1904
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
  • BURIED AT:   SITE 14660
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

DILLON, THERESA QUINN WIDOW OF MICHAEL A

  • DATE OF DEATH: 10/06/1904
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 10/07/1904
  • BURIED AT: SECTION W ENL  SITE 14660
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF MA DILLON – PVT CO G 2ND N H VOL INF

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