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 Cornelius Donavan

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Cornelius Donavan

  • Birth 1839 County Cork, Ireland
  • Death 20 Jul 1895 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Plot Section K, Site 6721
  • Memorial ID 38450983

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. His true name was Cornelius Donovan. He entered the US Army in New York, New York. He served as a Sergeant in Company E, 8th US Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for action at the Aqua Fria River, Arizona Territory on March 3, 1870. His citation reads "Gallantry in action."

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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 17 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38450983
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cornelius Donavan (1839–20 Jul 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38450983, citing US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .