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b. 1843 ?  d. 27/11/1910 Massachusetts.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 31/10/1864 Plymouth, North Carolina.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. His true name was Michael C. Horgan. He served as a Landsman in the Union Navy.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Served on board the USS Tacony during the taking of Plymouth, N.C., 31 October 1864. Carrying out his duties faithfully during the capture of Plymouth, Howard distinguished himself by a display of coolness when he participated in landing and spiking a 9-inch gun while under a devastating fire from enemy musketry.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HOLY CROSS CEMETERY, MALDEN, MASSACHUSETTS.

23 Monument Ave, Grave 45

Martin Howard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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