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Cunningham, Michael
Age: 20, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 1st USSS
Service: enl 8/9/62, m/i 9/20/62, PVT, Co. F, 1st USSS, wdd, 5/4/63, pr CPL, tr to 2nd USSS, Co. E, 12/23/64, tr to 4th VT INF, Co. G, 2/25/65, dis/wds, 5/14/65

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Birth: abt 1842, Middlebury, VT
Death: 02/05/1897

Burial: South Lead Cemetery, Lead, SD
Marker/Plot: Sec 3 Lot 96 Grave 1
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Don Toms
Findagrave Memorial #: 73474378
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, application date
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None

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Medical Record

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.