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Michael Cassidy
Birth: 1837, Ireland
Death: Mar. 18, 1908

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Landsman in the Union Navy. His citation reads "Served on board the USS Lackawanna during the successful attacks against Fort Morgan, rebel gunboats and the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, on 5 August 1864. Displaying great coolness and exemplary behavior as first sponger of a gun, Cassidy, by his coolness under fire, throughout the action which resulted in the capture of the prize ram Tennessee and in the destruction of batteries at Fort Morgan." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Hampton National Cemetery
Hampton
Hampton City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Phoebus Section B-9503
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Sep 24, 2003
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Michael Cassidy
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Michael Cassidy
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Michael Cassidy
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