Age: 20, credited to Middlebury, VTVITALS
Birth: abt 1842, Middlebury, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
South Lead Cemetery, Lead, SD
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CASE. - Corporal Michael Cunningham, Co. F, 1st United States Sharp-shooters, aged 21 years, received a gunshot penetrating wound of the left side of the thorax at the Wilderness, Virginia, May 5th, 1864. He was conveyed to the hospital of the 3d division, Second Corps, where the wound was hermetically sealed by Assistant Surgeon B. Howard, U. S. A. He was transferred, on May 25th, to the 1st division hospital, Alexandria; on June 5th, to Lovell Hospital, Portsmouth Grove, Rhode Island, and, on September 25th, to Baxter Hospital, Burlington, Vermont, whence he was returned to duty on October 26th, 1864. He is not a pensioner. The case is reported by the operator.
Joseph K. Barnes, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65), Part 1, Volume 2 (Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1870), p. 500.