Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1830, Maine. Accredited
to: Maine. G.O. No.: 45, 31 December 1864.
Citation: On board the U.S.S.
Lackawanna during successful attacks against Fort Morgan, rebel gunboats
and the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, on 5 August 1864. Wounded when an
enemy shell struck, and ordered to go below, McCullock refused to leave
his station and continued to perform his duties throughout the prolonged
action which resulted in the capture of the prize ram Tennessee and in
the damaging and destruction of Fort Morgan.
This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)