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Michael McCormick
Birth: 1833, Ireland
Death: May 19, 1865
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Union Navy. His citation reads "Served as Boatswain's mate on board the USS Signal, Red River (LA), 5 May 1864. Proceeding up the Red River, the USS Signal engaged a large force of enemy field batteries and sharpshooters, returning the fire until the ship was totally disabled, at which time the white flag was raised. Serving as gun captain and wounded early in th battle, McCormick bravely stood by his gun in the face of the enemy fire until ordered to withdraw." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Inscription:
BOATSWAINS MATE, US NAVY
CIVIL WAR
MEDAL OF HONOR
 
Burial:
Wood National Cemetery
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Section MA, Grave 10A (IMO)
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Sep 01, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11659338
Michael McCormick
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Michael McCormick
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Always remembered, always honored, rest in peace, sailor. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. May God bless you for your gallant defense of our Union against those who would have destroyed it.
- Sharon
 Added: May. 20, 2014

- liz in brooklyn
 Added: May. 7, 2013
Rest in peace.
-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 16, 2012
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