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McKEEVER, MICHAEL

mckeever michael

Was one of a small scouting party that charged and routed a mounted force of the enemy six times their number. He led the charge in a most gallant and distinguished manner, going far beyond the call of duty.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: First Sergeant) Company K, 5th Pennsylvania Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Ireland

Citation

Was one of a small scouting party that charged and routed a mounted force of the enemy six times their number. He led the charge in a most gallant and distinguished manner, going far beyond the call of duty.