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Augustin D. Flanagan
Born (1844-08-10)August 10, 1844
Loretto, Pennsylvania
Died January 22, 1924(1924-01-22) (aged 79)
Tecumeseh, Nebraska
Buried
Tecumseh Cemetery
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank
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E-05Sergeant
Unit Pennsylvania Company A, 55th Pennsylvania Infantry
Battles/wars Battle of Chaffin's Farm
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

Sergeant Augustin D. Flanagan (August 10, 1844 – January 22, 1924) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Flanagan received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Chaffin's Farm in Virginia on 29 September 1864. He was honored with the award on 6 April 1865.

Biography

Flanagan was born in Loretto, Pennsylvania, on 10 August 1844. He enlisted into the 55th Pennsylvania Infantry. He died on 22 January 1924 and his remains are interred at the Tecumseh Cemetery in Nebraska.

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