McGOUGH, OWEN - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Corporal, Battery D, 5th U.S. Artillery. Place and date: At Bull Run, Va., 21 July 1861.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Ireland.

Date of issue:   28 August 1897.

Citation:   Through his personal exertions under a heavy fire, one of the guns of his battery was brought off the field; all the other guns were lost.

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)