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SA Barney Cannagan

SA Barney Cannagan

Birth
Ireland
Death 21 Apr 1864 (aged 24–25)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot ROW 2, 12608
Memorial ID 2587188 · View Source
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Misidentified during exhumation and reburial in 1926, Barney Cannagan, a Coal Heaver aboard the USS Chenango, was among its casualties when its boiler exploded on 15 Apr 1864, dying from the effects of scalding several days later.


Inscription

BARNEY
CANNAGAN
PRIVATE U.S. MARINE CORPS
APRIL 21st 1864


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2587188
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SA Barney Cannagan (1839–21 Apr 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2587188, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .