- Michael Corcoran (Medal of Honor)
Michael Corcoran Born 1847 Died October 3, 1919 (aged 71–72) Place of burial Calvary Cemetery Cleveland, Ohio Allegiance United States of America Service/branch United States Army Rank Corporal Unit 8th Cavalry Regiment Battles/wars Indian Wars Awards Medal of Honor
Michael Corcoran (1847—October 3, 1919) was a United States Army corporal with the 8th Cavalry Regiment who received the Medal of Honor during the Indian Wars. Corcoran's award was issued March 3, 1870 for gallantry in action at Agua Fria River, Arizona on August 25, 1869.
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Corporal, Company E, 8th U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Agua Fria River, Ariz., 25 August 1869. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Philadelphia, Pa. Date of issue: 3 March 1870.
Gallantry in action.
- ^ a b "Medal of Honor recipients - Indian War Period". United States Army Center of Military History. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/indianwars.html. Retrieved 2009-08-24.
- ^ Vigil, Vicki Blum (2007). Cemeteries of Northeast Ohio: Stones, Symbols & Stories. Cleveland, OH: Gray & Company. p. 25. ISBN 978-1-59851-025-6.
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