|Birth: ||1844, Canada|
Became a sailor. On Sept. 5, 1864, he joined the 2nd Regiment, Missouri Artillery volunteers (Union) as a substitute for another soldier. McCarthy was a clerk in the military. He was discharged Aug. 25, 1865. He died in 1946 at the age of 102 and was cremated.
The unclaimed cremated remains of 14 veterans and three military wives were laid to rest at the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery July 26 with full military honors. The remains were found and identified by the Missing in America Project, a nonprofit organization.
Info extracted from Ft Leavenworth Lamp, July 21 and 28, 2011
Private, Company F, 2 Missouri Light Artillery, U.S. Army, Civil War; You are not forgotten
Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery
Plot: Section T, site 237
Created by: Bearded Graver
Record added: Jul 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73851554