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March 17, 1825|
|Died||March 19, 1908
Brooklyn, New York
Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army|
|Unit||69th New York Infantry - Company B,|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Fredericksburg|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Timothy Donoghue (March 17, 1825 to March 19, 1908) was an Irish soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Donoghue received the United States' highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Fredericksburg in Virginia on 13 December 1862. He was honored with the award on 17 January 1894.
Donoghue was born in Ireland on 17 March 1825. He joined the 69th New York Infantry from New York City in September 1862. He was promoted to Sergeant in January 1863, and transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in December. He died on 19 March 1908 and his remains are interred at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.
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