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William W. McCammon

  • Birth 28 May 1838 Shippensburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 27 Mar 1903 Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, USA
  • Plot 4W-412
  • Memorial ID 8055572

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Served as a First Lieutenant, Company E, 24th Missouri Infantry, in action at Corinth, Mississippi on October 3, 1862. Citation: While on duty as provost marshal, voluntarily assumed command of his company, then under fire, and so continued in command until the repulse and retreat of the enemy on the following day, the loss to this company during the battle being very great. Award issued July 9, 1896, he was also a Spanish American War Veteran and retired from active service as a Major.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 3 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8055572
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William W. McCammon (28 May 1838–27 Mar 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8055572, citing Fort Vancouver Military Cemetery, Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .