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OWENS, MICHAEL

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On board the U.S.S. Colorado during the capture of Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Fighting courageously in hand-to-hand combat, Owens was badly wounded by the enemy during this action.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Marine Corps Private U.S.S. Colorado

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Korean Campaign 1871 New York, New York

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Colorado during the capture of Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Fighting courageously in hand-to-hand combat, Owens was badly wounded by the enemy during this action.