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Denis Buckley
Born 1844
Died July 20, 1864
Place of birth Canada
Place of death Marietta, Georgia
Buried at Marietta National Cemetery
Allegiance US flag 34 stars.svg United States of America
Service/branch U.S. Army
Rank Private
Unit New York Company G, 136th New York Infantry
Battles/wars Battle of Peachtree Creek
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor
Private Denis Buckley (1844 to July 20, 1864) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Buckley received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Peachtree Creek in Georgia on 20 July 1864. He was honored with the award on 7 April 1865.[1][2][3]

BiographyEdit

Buckley was born in Canada in 1844. He enlisted into the 136th New York Infantry. He died on 20 July 1864 and his remains are interred at the Marietta National Cemetery in Marietta, Georgia.

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Capture of flag of 31st Mississippi (Confederate States of America).[1][2]

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