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McMAHON, MARTIN

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Under fire of the enemy, successfully destroyed a valuable train that had been abandoned and prevented it from falling into the hands of the enemy.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain & Aide-de-Camp (highest rank: Brevet Major General) U.S. Volunteers

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 LaPrairie, Quebec, Canada

Citation

Under fire of the enemy, successfully destroyed a valuable train that had been abandoned and prevented it from falling into the hands of the enemy.