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

Martin Thomas McMahon

Details
  • Rank: Captain & Aide-de-Camp (Highest Rank: Brevet Major General)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S. Volunteers
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 30, 1862
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: White Oak Swamp, Virginia, USA
Citation
Under fire of the enemy, successfully destroyed a valuable train that had been abandoned and prevented it from falling into the hands of the enemy.
Medal of Honor Recipient Martin T. McMahon
Medal of Honor Recipient Martin T. McMahon
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: California
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: March 10, 1891
  • Born: March 21, 1838, LaPrairie, Canada
  • Died: April 21, 1906, New York, NY, United States
  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (2-1101), Arlington, VA, United States
 

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