|Died||July 20, 1864|
|Place of birth||Canada|
|Place of death||Marietta, Georgia|
|Buried at||Marietta National Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Unit||Company G, 136th New York Infantry|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Peachtree Creek|
|Awards||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.
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 citation
- "Civil War (A-L) Medal of Honor Recipients". http://www.history.army.mil/moh/civilwar_af.html. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
- "Denis Buckley". http://projects.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=642. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
- "U.S. Army Medal of Honor Recipients". http://valor.defense.gov/Recipients/ArmyMedalofHonorRecipients.aspx. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
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