Captian James R. O’Beirne. Rank and organization: Captain, Company C, 37th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fair Oaks, Va., 31 May and 1 June 1862. Entered service at: New York. Birth: Ireland. Date of Issue: 20 January 1891. Citation: Gallantry maintained the line of battle until ordered to fall back.
Captain O’Beirne was the National Commander 1893-1894.