Congressional Medal of Honor Society

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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Andrew McCornack

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    127th Illinois Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
Medal of Honor Recipient Andrew McCornack
Medal of Honor Recipient Andrew McCornack
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Rutland, La Salle County, Illinois
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: January 10, 1895
  • Born: April 2, 1844, Near Elgin, Kane County, IL, United States
  • Died: May 4, 1920, Monticello, MN, United States
  • Buried: Hillside Cemetery (MH), Monticello, MN, United States

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