Major William W. McCammon

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PROFILE


Rank and organization:
First Lieutenant, Company E, 24th Missouri Infantry
Place and date: At Corinth, Mississippi, October 3, 1862
Entered service at:
Montgomery County, Missouri
Birth:
Ohio
Date of issue:
July 9, 1896
Citation:
While on duty as provost marshal, voluntarily assumed command of his company, then under fire, and so continued in command until the repulse and retreat of the enemy on the following day. The loss to this company during the battle being very great.

Note:
He was also a Spanish American War Veteran and retired from active service as a Major.

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Fort Vancouver Military Cemetery
Vancouver, Washington