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CMOHS.org - Private McKEEVER, MICHAEL, U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

McKEEVER, MICHAEL

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company K
Division: 5th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Born: Ireland
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Philadelphia, Pa.
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Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Burnt Ordinary, Va., 19 January 1863
 
 


McKEEVER, MICHAEL Photo
 
Citation

Was one of a small scouting party that charged and routed a mounted force of the enemy six times their number. He led the charge in a most gallant and distinguished manner, going far beyond the call of duty.