Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home Resident

John O'Dea

Admission Date: August 17, 1904 - age 69

Residence: Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois

Birth: September 29, 1835, Ireland

Service: Civil War, 8th Illinois Infantry, Co. D, Private

Disability: Deafness, chronic bronchitis and chronic gastritis

Pension: $22.00 per month, # 351516

Death: July 2, 1905, in hospital

Family Members: Thomas O'Dea, brother; R. E. O'Dea, son; Fannie Taylor, daughter

Doctor: Dr. D. M. Landon, Surgeon

Occupation: Blacksmith

Notes: John O'Dea won the Congressional Medal of Honor for gallant service at Vicksburg.

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