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Michael Corcoran
Birth: 1848
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1919
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he served as a Corporal in Company E, 8th U. S. Calvary. On August 25, 1869, Corporal Corocoran was one of three troopers on patrol out of Camp Whipple, Arizona Territory. Suddenly between the Aqua Fria and Rio Verde Rivers, Corporal Corocoran with his comrades engaged and repelled a band of hostile Indians. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded Medal of Honor on March 3, 1870. He died at age 72 in Cleveland, Ohio. In 2001, the American Legion through the Federal Government placed a Medal of Honor marker on his gravesite. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Johanna Culliton Corcoran (1857 - 1939)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Emmet Corcoran (1882 - 1970)*
  Mary Corcoran (1886 - 1970)*
  Rose Elizabeth Corcoran (1888 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 20, Lot 210, Grave 2
 
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Originally Created by: Joyce
Record added: May 09, 2002
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