Congressional Medal of Honor Society

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

Wilson McGonagle

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    30th 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: Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 15, 1894
  • Born: August 9, 1838, Jefferson County, OH, United States
  • Died: September 15, 1912, Dayton (Soldier's Home), OH, United States
  • Buried: Summit United Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Butler County, Butler, PA, United States

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