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CMOHS.org - Private OWENS, MICHAEL, U.S. Marine Corps

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OWENS, MICHAEL

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Marine Corps
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Born: 6 February 1853, New York, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 169
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Accredited To: New York
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OWENS, MICHAEL Photo
 
Citation

On board the U.S.S. Colorado during the capture of Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Fighting courageously in hand-tohand combat, Owens was badly wounded by the enemy during this action.