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.
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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