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

Edward McGinn

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: First Lieutenant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    54th Ohio 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."
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 28, 1894
  • Born: November 20, 1843, New York, NY, United States
  • Died: September 28, 1908, Milwaukee, WI, United States
  • Buried: Calvary Cemetery (MH) (20-13M), Milwaukee, WI, United States

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