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Manghan, Michael

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 9/25/61, m/i 10/15/61, PVT, Co. F, 6th VT INF, tr to VRC 8/1/63, m/o 11/14/65

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VITALS

Birth: 09/22/1844, Ireland
Death: 07/19/1902

Burial: St. Patricks Cemetery, Pottsville, PA
Marker/Plot: Section E
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/6/1882, PA; widow Anna A., 8/2/1902, PA
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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St. Patricks Cemetery, Pottsville, PA

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Michael Manghan

Death of Michael Mangon (sic)

Another old soldier has answered the final call, when about 7 o'clock Saturday evening, July 19, Michael Mangon, a highly respected citizen of Mechanicsville, Pa., passed to his eternal reward. Deceased was born on County Clare, Ireland and at a very early age came to this country, with his parents, who settled in Vermont, and where he, on Sept 25, 1861 enlisted as a private in Co. F, 6th Vermont infantry, he but then being but 17 years of age. His command was placed in the 2nd brigade of the 2nd division of the 4th Army Corps, which constituted a part of the Army of the Potomac, with which command he served with distinction, taking part in all the principal battles of the war. He was wounded in front of Fredricksburg, Va. by a shell on May 3, 1865. After the struggle was over he was placed on duty at Washington during the trial and execution of the conspirators. A a soldier his record was most enviable, and he was also a kind and lovable father and companion. He leaves to survive him, besides the widow, Misses Mary, Annie, Kate, and Mrs. Frank Garrigan, and Frank and Michael, also one brother, Thomas, of Rutland, Vt., and sister Mrs. Mary Haley, of Derby Center, Vermont. He was a member of Gowen Post, No. 23, which command attended the funeral in a body on Tuesday morning following.

Source: News & Citizen, 6 August 1902

Submitted by Deanna French.