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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Navy

Adam McCullock

Details
  • Also Known As: McCulloch, Adam
  • Rank: Seaman
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Lackawanna
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: August 5, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Mobile Bay, Alabama, USA
Citation
On board the U.S.S. Lackawanna during successful attacks against Fort Morgan, rebel gunboats, and the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, on 5 August 1864. Wounded when an enemy shell struck and ordered to go below, McCullock refused to leave his station and continued to perform his duties throughout the prolonged action which resulted in the capture of the prize ram Tennessee and in the damaging and destruction of Fort Morgan.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 31, 1864
  • Born: 1834, ME, United States
  • Died: December 31, 1864, Baramcas, FL, United States
  • Location of Medal: Naval Historical Center, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC
 

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