One hundred years ago yesterday, Captain Patrick DeLacy, Medal of Honor recipient for his bravery in the Battle of the Wilderness, died. He was 79.

To mark the anniversary of his death, here is his obituary from the pages of the Scranton Times. 

DeLacy Obit

 

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Related links:

DeLacy’s account of the Battle of Gettysburg – http://www.celebrategettysburg.com/civil-war-journal-6.html

List of Pennsylvania Medal of Honor Recipients – http://pabook.libraries.psu.edu/palitmap/MOH.html

Congressional Medal of Honor Society – http://www.cmohs.org/

– Brian