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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


Owen McGough

Organization: Battery D, 5th US Artillery

Entered Service: unknown

Birth: Ireland.

Date Medal Issued: 28 August 1897.

Date of Action: 21 July 1861.

Place of Action: Bull Run, Va.


Through his personal exertions under a heavy fire, one of the guns of his battery was brought off the field; all the other guns were lost.


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