(c. 1837 - 1898)
Home State: Rhode Island
Branch of Service: Infantry
From Providence, he enlisted on 5 September 1861 in Company B, 4th Rhode Island Infantry.
On the Campaign
Lt Colonel Curtis cited Private McCann and others in his Report:
... who rallied, after the regiment was broken, on the left of the Fifty-first Pennsylvania, and continued fighting until all their ammunition was gone, when I ordered them to recross the river to regain the regiment.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to Sergeant in April 1863. He was wounded on picket duty at Petersburg, VA, and in the general hospital. He mustered out with his Company on 15 October 1864.
c. 1837; County Tyrone, IRELAND
03/12/1898; burial in Saint Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket, RI