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Federal (USV)


Michael McCue

(c. 1837 - 1901)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 34 year old painter (or printer) in Boston, he enlisted on 19 August 1861 in Company I, 19th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 14 February 1863 in Alexandria, VA. He enlisted again, on 2 September 1864 in Boston in Company K, 13th Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps, and mustered out on 30 November 1865 in Portland, ME.

After the War

By 1886 he was a resident of the Veterans Home of California, Yountville.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines 1 and the History.2 Details from the Report of the Veteran's Home Association of California (1886). His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1837


12/16/1901; burial in Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 477  [AotW citation 17918]

2   Waitt, Ernest Linden (compiler), History of the Nineteenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Salem (MA): The Salem Press Co., 1906, pg. 146  [AotW citation 17919]