|Thomas T. Fallon|
|Born||August 17, 1837|
|Died||August 23, 1916(aged 79)|
|Place of birth||County Galway, Ireland|
|Place of death||Freehold, New Jersey|
|Buried at||Saint Rose of Lima Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Unit||Company K, 37th New York Infantry|
Battle of Williamsburg|
Battle of Seven Pines
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Private Thomas Timothy Fallon (August 17, 1837 to August 23, 1916) was an Irish soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Fallon received the United States' highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Williamsburg in Virginia in May 1862 and the Battle of Seven Pines in Virginia and Big Shanty, Georgia in June 1864. He was honored with the award on 13 February 1891.
Fallon was born in County Galway, Ireland on 17 August 1837. He enlisted into the 37th New York Infantry. He died on 23 August 1916 and his remains are interred at the Saint Rose of Lima Cemetery in New Jersey.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
At Williamsburg, Virginia, assisted in driving rebel skirmishers to their main line. Participated in action, at Fair Oaks, Virginia, though excused from duty because of disability. In a charge with his company at Big Shanty, Ga., was the first man on the enemy's works.
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