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 Michael Madden

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Michael Madden

  • Birth 28 Sep 1841 County Limerick, Ireland
  • Death 7 Aug 1920 Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section O, Lot 165
  • Memorial ID 7202252

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Private in Company K, 42nd New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery in action on September 3, 1861 at Mason's Island, Maryland. His citation reads "Assisted a wounded comrade to the river bank and, under heavy fire of the enemy, swam with him across a branch of the Potomac to the Union lines". His Medal was awarded to him on March 22, 1898.

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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 21 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7202252
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Michael Madden (28 Sep 1841–7 Aug 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7202252, citing Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .