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 Owen McGough

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Owen McGough

Birth
County Monaghan, Ireland
Death 5 Jan 1908 (aged 78)
Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Burial Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Plot Old Section
Memorial ID 8289457 View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company D, 5th U.S. Artillery. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on July 21, 1861 at Bull Run, Virginia. His citation reads "Through his personal exertions under a heavy fire, one of the guns of his battery was brought off the field; all the other guns were lost."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 17 Jan 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8289457
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8289457/owen-mcgough : accessed ), memorial page for Owen McGough (29 Jun 1829–5 Jan 1908), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8289457, citing Saint Peter's Cemetery, Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .