|Myron H. Ranney|
|Died||September 26, 1910|
|Place of birth||Franklinville, New York|
|Buried at||Olympia, Washington|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Unit||Company G, 13th New York Infantry|
Second Battle of Bull Run|
American Civil War
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Myron H. Ranney (1846 - September 26, 1910) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Ranney received his country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor. Ranney's medal was won for his gallantry at the Second Battle of Bull Run in Virginia on August 30, 1862. He was honored with the award on March 23, 1895.
Medal of Honor citation[edit | edit source]
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Myron H. Ranney, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 30 August 1862, while serving with Company G, 13th New York Infantry, in action at Bull Run, Virginia. Private Ranney picked up the colors and carried them off the field after the Color Bearer had been shot down; was himself wounded.
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References[edit | edit source]
- "Myron H. Ranney". http://projects.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=2427. Retrieved July 19, 2014.
- "Civil War (M-R) Medal of Honor Recipients". http://www.history.army.mil/moh/civilwar_mr.html#RANNEYMH. Retrieved July 19, 2014.
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