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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 1839 County Cork, Ireland. d. 20/07/1895 Washington DC.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/03/1870 Aqua Fria River, Arizona.

 

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. His true name was Cornelius Donovan. He entered the US Army in New York, New York. He served as a Sergeant in Company E, 8th US Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for action at the Aqua Fria River, Arizona Territory on March 3, 1870.

 

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Gallantry in action.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: US SOLDIERS AND AIRMEN CEMETERY, WASHINGTON DC.

Section K, Site 6721

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cornelius Donavan

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