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b. 1841 Ireland. d. ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 12/04/1872 Greytown, Nicaragua.

 

A United States Navy sailor who received the Medal of Honor for heroism on April 12, 1872.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Serving on board the U.S.S. Kansas, O'Neal displayed great coolness and self-possession at the time Comdr. A. F. Crosman and others were drowned near Greytown, Nicaragua, 12 April 1872, and by personal exertion prevented greater loss of life.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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John O'Neal