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 Wilson McGunnegle

Wilson McGunnegle

Birth
Death 2 Apr 1863 (aged 33)
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 70, Lot 1167
Memorial ID 18471 · View Source
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Lieutenant, U.S.N. McGunnegle was ordered to take command of the gunboat USS St. Louis near Memphis on the Mississippi River. Soon after, he found himself in charge of a small squadron of gunboats operating on the White River in Arkansas. This came about when the squadron commander's gunboat, the USS Mound City, suffered a direct hit that killed many of the crew & officers. McGunnegle died of consumption while on assignment to Annapolis, Maryland.



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  • Added: 17 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18471
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilson McGunnegle (23 Aug 1829–2 Apr 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18471, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .