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John Corcoran
Birth: Jun. 24, 1842
Death: Jun. 19, 1919

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the US Army in Company G, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Petersburg, Virginia on April 2, 1865. His citation reads "Was one of a detachment of 20 picked artillerymen who voluntarily accompanied an infantry assaulting party, and who turned upon the enemy the guns captured in the assault." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Maria H. Corcoran (1846 - 1877)*
  Emma L. Corcoran (1852 - 1908)*
 
 Children:
  Grace A. Corcoran Follett (1875 - 1895)*
 
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Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Pawtucket
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Feb 07, 2003
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